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Energy Star Canada recognizes its 2022 champions

Energy Star Canada is a voluntary partnership between the Government of Canada and more than 1000 organizations. Since the program’s inception in 2001, Energy Star-certified products are estimated to have saved about 237 petajoules of energy, says Natural Resources Canada, and avoided approximately 26 megatonnes of GHG emissions.

Hilo expands smart energy management service to businesses

Citing a second successful season in the residential sector, Hydro-Quebec subsidiary Hilo is now expanding its offer to businesses across Quebec. “Hilo aims to serve as a virtual generating station by coordinating electricity demand to meet the needs of the power system,” said Sébastien Fournier, president & CEO, Hilo. “Organizations that use energy wisely help decrease future electricity needs and limit greenhouse gas emissions.”
A man with a plan...

The story of a man with a plan... for a zoo, and its poo

Chartered financial analyst Daniel Bida did not set out to become a developer of biogas plants. “I didn’t know anything about how power generation worked, or how the regulated electricity industry worked,” he admits. Around this time, the Toronto Zoo was investing the feasibility of building a biogas plant that would digest zoo manure and create energy. » Read more
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SOFIAC expands its energy efficiency service offer to all of Canada

Previously a Quebec-only player, SOFIAC announced it will now offer its financial and technical resources for energy efficiency measures in commercial and industrial sector businesses across Canada. Loosely translated as “the energy performance financing and support company”, SOFIAC was launched in January 2021 to facilitate and accelerate the implementation of energy efficiency projects in Quebec businesses. » Learn more

FortisBC piloting ThermoLift and Stone Mountain gas heat pumps

FortisBC Energy Inc. says it is installing “the next generation of high-efficiency home and water heating equipment” in 20 residential homes across the Lower Mainland and Southern Interior as part of a pilot program. “These heat pumps will give our customers the ability to upgrade to the next generation of high-efficiency gas equipment, helping them lower their energy use and GHG emissions,” said Danielle Wensink. » Read more

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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