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Major upgrade for Laval’s end-of-life streetlighting

With a significant portion of its streetlighting network reaching the end of its life cycle, the City of Laval has approved the implementation of a project to convert 37,000 fixtures to LED luminaries with smart controls.

Quebec and Canada invest in CEPSA Chimie Bécancour

The petrochemical company is receiving investments of over $123,000 to “implement several technical improvements to our equipment and our processes and, thus, make better use of our resources”.

Petawawa aims to make its wastewater plant an “Energy Net-Zero Plant”

Ottawa is investing roughly $2.7 million from the Low Carbon Economy Fund to support a project in Petawawa, Ont., that converts food waste into energy.

$11.6-million to upgrade provincial buildings in Alberta

Ottawa and Alberta are teaming up to provide more than $11.6 million in joint funding for infrastructure projects that will provide retrofits, repairs and upgrades to six provincial buildings.

162 Ontario schools receive energy efficiency upgrades funding

Through the Climate Action Incentive Fund, Ottawa is providing approx. $40.8 million to upgrade 162 schools in Ontario to be more energy-efficient. Initiatives range from roof and insulation replacements to HVAC retrofits.

IAPMO and ASHRAE to co-publish water efficiency standard

“Water efficiency and energy conservation are major considerations in the design and operation of HVAC systems in high-performance buildings,” said Charles E. Gulledge III, PE, ASHRAE president.
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Featured News 
Owner Struggle

Owners struggle to reduce costs, despite low occupancy

“Building owners are struggling to balance urgent and conflicting priorities between employee health and wellness with critically needed cost savings, increased revenue and sustainability targets,” said Michael Ellis of Johnson Controls, commenting on the latest Vertical Pulse Surveys. » Read more
Mak Joshi

Zigbee Project CHIP for commercial markets

At the close of 2020, we spoke with Mak Joshi—a Zigbee vice-chair and member of the board—who is leading the commercial strategy group inside the “Connected Home over IP” (CHIP) initiative. » WATCH
IoT Building Blocks

IoT building blocks & IoT for enable contact tracing

A throwback to June 2020, where Dr. Nidal Qwasmi of IBM Canada discusses “The building blocks of an IoT solution” and Alex Alaei of Siemens Canada shows how IoT can be used for contact tracing. » WATCH
Sam Ramadori

Ramadori, AI, and the ability “to scale quickly”

“It has been a wild year,” said Montreal-based Brainbox AI’s president, Sam Ramadori, when we spoke with him in Fall 2020 about AI and the company’s edge device—an autonomous AI HVAC technology. » WATCH
EVENTS (Online, unless otherwise specified) 

PM Springfest

Dates & Location: April 21-22, Toronto
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ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference

Dates & Location: September 22-24, Denver, Colo.
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IDS x Buildex Vancouver

Dates & Location: September 29-30, Vancouver
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LightFair (in-person)

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