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Canmet Energy

Electrical and mechanical systems, building emissions ... and you

The Federal 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan outlines an ambitious goal of reducing carbon emissions across the country by 40% by 2030. This movement will heavily rely on electrical, mechanical, and plumbing specialists. As a facility owner/operator, you should know what these specialized trades are expected to bring to the table.

RETScreen version 9 will contain new EnergyPlus connector

Gregory Leng, creator of RETScreen Clean Energy Management Software platform, has offered a sneak peek at the new EnergyPlus connector they have created for RETScreen’s Feasibility Analysis module.

“Tuning Up” – To increase the uptake of EBCx across Canada

Existing building commissioning (EBCx) is a process that can help existing buildings operate as expected and meet the current facility requirements. A new resource called “Tuning up” focuses on improving or optimizing the performance of existing equipment and systems, and identifying low- or no-cost operational improvements.
Flavor Fresh

Flavor Fresh scores over $170K for greenhouse energy efficiency

The 24-acre glass greenhouse received incentives for two projects completed in 2021. The projects equate to a natural gas savings of 10,607,864 cubic metres per year. Flavor has used the savings to invest in energy curtains, zip doors and a planned 25-acre future expansion. » Read more
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2020 National Model Codes available now

“Thanks to these updates, it will be easier for Canadians with accessibility considerations to navigate different spaces; large farm buildings are now included in the codes to reflect the evolving agricultural sector; and energy performance levels have been introduced to make buildings more energy-efficient,” said Kevin Griffiths, chair, Canadian Commission on Building & Fire Codes. » Read more

CHBA gets $4.4 million for various NZER approaches

The Ministry of Natural Resources is giving over $4.4 million to the Canadian Home Builders’ Association for a project that will fund “deep energy retrofits” in houses and low-rise multi-unit residential buildings. The aim is to demonstrate various approaches that can be used to achieve net zero-energy-ready (NZER) performance in these units. » Read more

BOMA Canada welcomes Krista Lachelt

“Krista has a well-earned reputation within the commercial real estate industry for building genuine and meaningful relationships built on trust, mutual respect and delivering high-end programs,” says the association. She joins BOMA Canada as director, Sponsorship & Partnership. » Meet Krista

Realcomm | IBcon

Dates & Location: June 15-16, Orlando, Fla.
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Dates & Location: June 19-23, Las Vegas
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ASHRAE Annual Conference

Dates & Location: June 25-29, Toronto
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BOMEX – BOMA Canada Annual Conference

Dates & Location: September 13-15, Charlottetown
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Light + Building

Dates & Location: October 2-6, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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