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Do the “Hamburger Math” at quick-service restaurants

In the competitive world of QSRs, owners are paid last. After everything and everybody else have been paid, the remaining dollars are often quite modest. So how can a QSR franchise owner increase their take-home pay? Besides the obvious of selling more product, an often-overlooked cost is utilities: natural gas, electricity, and water.

FortisBC offers commercial rebate for gas absorption heat pumps

FortisBC introduced a commercial prescriptive rebate offer in Canada for “innovative gas absorption heat pumps [GAHPs], helping building owners adopt this next generation of high-efficiency technology”. Tested in BC, these GAHPs will meet BC’s commitment to have all new space and water heating equipment sold in the province be at least 100% efficient by 2030.
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Flavor Fresh scores over $170K for greenhouse energy efficiency

“Initial investment for energy-efficient equipment is essential to not only reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced, but provide a return in terms of energy savings in the future,” said Dean Mastronardi, owner, Flavor Fresh. “With the help of Enbridge Gas’ Energy Efficiency Incentive program, we were able to install energy-efficient equipment to help protect the environment and redirect cost savings to enhance our operations.” » Read more
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Ottawa bolsters Canada Greener Homes Grant with energy advisors

Ottawa announced a total investment of over $4.2 million for eight organizations to help them recruit, train and mentor up to 690 new energy advisors across the country, and upskill up to 110 existing advisors. The spending is part of a $10-million call for proposals to train up to an additional 2000 energy advisors. » Read more

Supporting novel solutions through IESO’s Grid Innovation Fund

“By evaluating additional solutions that can provide the kinds of electricity products and services that we procure, we can increase competition,” explains Katherine Sparkes, Director, Innovation, Research & Development, with the Independent Electricity System Operator. “And we know that increased competition is good for customers in terms of price management.” » WATCH or Read

Enbridge provides over $50K for Coco’s energy efficiency projects

Through Enbridge Gas Inc.’s Industrial Energy Conservation program, Coco Paving Inc. is receiving $51,348 in support of recent energy efficiency upgrades at its Belleville, Ont., facility. This investment not only helps the company reduce costs, lower emissions and improve competitiveness, says Enbridge, but contributes to the province’s goal of reducing GHG emissions. » 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, 2023, Anchorage, Alaska
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