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FortisBC gift-wraps three natural gas boilers

The Vancouver Aquarium closed its doors due to the pandemic and, adding to the non-profit’s financial strain, the natural gas boilers used to heat several areas had failed. To remedy the boiler situation, FortisBC donated high-efficiency natural gas boilers.

Petawawa’s “Energy Net-Zero” wastewater plant

“The Town of Petawawa is committed to leading by example on climate change by transitioning the delivery of essential services in a way that reduces [GHG] emissions generated from our own biogas produced through wastewater operations,” said Bob Sweet, Mayor.

Net zero is NOT a ribbon-cutting ceremony

We won’t achieve our net zero targets by focusing on grandiose technologies alone, says Tonja Leach of Quest, suggesting we need institutional changes. Most importantly, we need to be “sustainable at net zero”.
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Ottawa’s AMPED arena converted to Zero Carbon Building

The AMPED Sports Lab and Ice Complex in Ottawa became North America’s first arena to be Zero Carbon Building-certified. The project achieved its certification through the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC) Zero Carbon Building Program. » Learn more

The Megatrends: Digitalization and IP-based Connectivity

Makarand (“Mak”) Joshi joins us to talk about adapting the CHIP standard (Connected Home over IP) for the commercial space. Mak is leading the commercial strategy group inside the CHIP initiative. » Learn more

Tips for high-performance design: building envelope

Buildings should provide improved comfort levels by eliminating poor lighting, poor use of space, noise pollution, moisture and unpleasing temperatures. They should also strive to meet net zero standards. » Read more

Digital ceilings, energy savings, finding lost things... an industrial IoT story

Because of all the hype, a lot of technology companies are trying to force IoT into their solutions—even when it may not be a great fit. That said, there are numerous pragmatic solutions that can result in massive efficiencies. » Read more

ASHRAE Winter Conference – hybrid

Dates & Location: January 29-February 2, Las Vegas
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Light + Building

Dates & Location: March 13-18, Frankfurt, Germany
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ACEEE Hot Water Forum – hybrid

Dates & Location: March 21-23, Atlanta Ga.
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