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The benefit of LightFair “is seeing it all, doing it all, in one place”

“It’s only at an industry-leading show, like LightFair, that you can expect to see all the players, all your peers, and really make the most use of your time,” says Dan Darby, show director. LightFair 2022 is just around the corner, and the excitement is palpable for the return of North America’s preeminent lighting conference and tradeshow.

RETScreen Version 9 to include deep retrofit archetypes

“These new archetypes incorporate [AI] to help our users very rapidly prepare pre-feasibility studies in a matter of a few seconds for potential deep carbon-reduction projects, targeting to eliminate at least 80% to 90% GHG emissions at each facility assessed,” reports Gregory Leng, RETScreen creator.

FortisBC piloting ThermoLift and Stone Mountain gas heat pumps

“We’re excited to be testing gas heat pumps in residential customer homes,” said Danielle Wensink, FortisBC. These units are the first of their kind to be installed in British Columbia, says FortisBC. They have the potential to cut the energy needed for space and water heating by up to 50%, lower emissions, operate in colder winter conditions, and exceed 100% efficiency.
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Caterpillar acquires Tangent

Caterpillar acquires Tangent to offer energy-as-a-service

Caterpillar Inc. has purchased Tangent Energy Solutions, an energy-as-a-service (EaaS) company that offers turnkey solutions “for reducing energy costs, increasing energy efficiency, reducing emissions, monetizing electric grid support, and providing resiliency for customer operations”. Caterpillar’s Jason Kaiser says the company’s offerings “serve as perfect complements to Caterpillar’s broad portfolio of electric power products”. » Read more
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Smart Buildings: Now & Tomorrow

Presented online June 23, this event will spotlight key aspects of creating and managing smart buildings in a variety of settings, and will focus on topics such as: emissions, energy efficiency and sustainability; IoT; security and life safety; buildings/construction ROI. » Free registration

Ville de Granby upgrading its lighting network with Energère and Trilliant

“The City of Granby is excited to launch this project, which is part of a larger sustainable development approach,” said Mayor Julie Bourdon. “This lighting conversion will not only allow us to be more efficient and environmentally friendly, but will also improve the safety of our citizens and our roads by increasing visibility.” » Read more

AES Engineering stepped “beyond net zero in 2021”

AES Engineering Ltd., the parent group of AESSEAL Canada, says it “went beyond net zero in 2021”, with its global business activities delivering CO2e (a.k.a. carbon dioxide equivalent) savings equivalent to the environmental impact of more than 18 million trees. » Read more

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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