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Moncton’s North Branch homes will be micro-electric utilities

The homebuilder has partnered with NB Power and Siemens Canada to outfit the homes with the latest smart energy technologies, enabling each home to be its own micro utility.

5G and Wi-Fi 6 will disrupt BAS communication protocols

With multiple proprietary communication protocols, the lack of a common communication standard among devices and systems is one of the major challenges hampering market growth.

Town of Berlin upgrades peak-shaving by expanding genset fleet

Town officials estimate the upgraded system will save up to $600,000 in energy costs annually.

Exploits Valley High School will soon enjoy a new building envelope

The high school in Newfoundland & Labrador is getting a shot in the arm when it comes to facility improvements, courtesy of $2.7 million.

Nunavut’s Clyde River on tap for a power plant upgrade

The residents of this hamlet can soon expect improved energy security and more efficient, reliable energy generation.

Lighting sales and distribution in times of pandemic

As delays and stock shortages are a somewhat common problem in daily business, manufacturers, their agents, distributors, and electrical contractors must tackle things differently to face the challenges in the supply chain’s new reality.

Edmonton offers HERA: a new residential rebate program

The City of Edmonton is offering the Home Energy Retrofit Accelerator: a new residential energy efficiency incentive program for a variety of improvements.

LC3 Innovation Centre is coming to Metro Vancouver

“An urban climate centre in Vancouver will support energy efficiency, grow our economy, help save Canadians money, and create jobs,” said Seamus O’Regan Jr., Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources.

Bell gives U of Sherbrooke a 5G injection to help advance research

Bell reports it is installing its 5G wireless communication systems at the University of Sherbrooke to enable research projects that further develop technology in a range of sectors, including the internet of things and smart energy management.
Featured News 
IoT Champs

Johnson Controls, EcoEnergy, Schwab among IoT Breakthrough champs

IoT Breakthrough announced the winners of its 5th annual awards program; among those recognized are Johnson Controls, EcoEnergy Insights (a Carrier Company) and Enlighted CEO Stefan Schwab. » Read more

Axis launches BalancedCare healthcare facility lighting

BalancedCare by Axis Lighting is a new brand designed for patient rooms, bathrooms, corridors, nurses’ stations and common areas. » Learn more

Beluce expands Beghelli Castex hazardous lighting family

In addition to the existing Castex flood, Beghelli now has linear and high-bay luminaries to accommodate a variety of applications. » Learn more

SensorSwitch improves WSXA Series functionality and aesthetics

The series now features a multi-way option (MWO) for connecting up to 9 switches on a single traveller for occupancy/daylight, and manual switch On/Off/Dimming control from any switch. » Learn more
EVENTS (Online, unless otherwise specified) 

ASHRAE Winter Conference

Date & Location: February 9-11
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PM Springfest (in-person)

Date & Location: April 8, Toronto
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Retrofit Canada Conference (in-person)

Dates & Location: May 12-13, Vancouver
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LightFair (in-person)

Dates & Location: October 25-29, New York, N.Y.
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