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NSG saving $1 million annually with energy storage

Convergent Energy + Power—a provider of battery energy storage system solutions—says the industrial-scale BESS it developed for NSG Group’s Pilkington Glass Facility takes approx. 50% of Pilkington’s demand offline, replacing that power from the batteries directly, saving the facility $1 million per year.

Hamilton Health Sciences updates CHP capabilities

Hamilton Health Sciences has selected Toromont to supply 13 Cat G3516H natural gas generator sets to update its combined heat & power (CHP) capabilities and reduce its carbon footprint at three hospitals in its network: Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre, and McMaster University Medical Centre (including McMaster Children’s Hospital).
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Hydro-Quebec and Énergir piloting dual-energy solution

Three institutional partners—Aquarium du Québec; Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (Sépaq), Centre multifonctionnel de Contrecœur; École Très-Saint-Sacrement, Centre de services scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys (Lachine)—will test different devices that use both electricity and natural gas with the goal of reducing natural gas consumption by relying on electricity most of the time (and gas only in very cold weather). » Learn more

Educating the next generation of sustainability-focused technicians

Facilities across industries and around the globe are rushing to install more sustainable and energy-efficient infrastructure to meet aggressive sustainability goals. Amid this drive to meet sustainability goals, it is important to pay attention to education programs that provide technicians with the knowledge and skills they need to install and maintain the solutions that support sustainability and net zero initiatives. » Read more

Recapping 2022 AHR Expo Innovation Award winners

Congratulations to the winners (and finalists) of the 2022 AHR Expo Innovation Awards—an annual competition that recognizes “the most inventive and original products, systems and technologies showcased at each year’s AHR Expo”. » Read more

Edmonton Airport turns to CHP for electricity & heating redundancy

The airport proceeded with a combined heat & power (CHP) solution to provide both electricity and heating redundancy. Since nearly two-thirds of the energy used by conventional electricity generation is wasted in the form of heat discharged to the atmosphere, CHP is a solution that can offer huge benefits in efficiency. » Read more

RETScreen World Conference – 2023

Date & Location: January 25, Online
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Sustainable Communities Conference

Dates & Location: February 7-10, Ottawa
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BUILDEX Vancouver

Dates & Location: February 15-16, Vancouver, B.C.
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ASHRAE 2023 HVAC Cold Climate Conference

Dates & Location: March 6-8, Anchorage, Alaska
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