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Wolseley ONE sees large turnout, addresses regulatory issues

April 4, 2017

There was a large turnout on the show floor for Wolseley Canada’s second Wolseley ONE Tradeshow March 29 at the Mississauga Convention Centre. Attendees networked while perusing over 70 plumbing and HVAC/R vendor displays for information and industry trends. A

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Danfoss publishes report on high-performance building and the path to a sustainable building-energy equation

March 22, 2017

Danfoss has published a report on making the buildings-energy equation sustainable. The report, which was developed with Dr. James Freihaut, a professor of architectural engineering at The Pennsylvania State University, traces the path of high-performance buildings in the pursuit of

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High-Performance Building Lab offers hands-on opportunities

January 24, 2017

“Our new High-Performance Building lab is a hub for formal and informal hands-on learning and training for students, industry and others interested in efficient building envelopes,” said Andrea Linsky, program head in the Centre for Energy Systems Applications at British

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Hospitals get on board with the Green Hospital Scorecard

January 11, 2017

The Green Hospital Scorecard (GHS) is the only environmental and sustainability benchmarking tool of its kind in Canada, providing a snapshot of a hospital’s performance in energy and water conservation, waste management and recycling, corporate commitment, and pollution prevention. In

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Canada’s Green Building Product of the Year open for entries

January 5, 2017

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has announced the opening of the competition for the 2017 CaGBC Green Building Product of the Year Award. CaGBC initiated the Product of the Year award in 2015 to promote the development of sustainable

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How important is energy efficiency in industrial and buildings sectors?

January 4, 2017

The Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE) is undertaking Public Opinion Research to measure, through quantitative means, the importance of energy efficiency in the industrial and buildings sectors (including public, commercial and institutional sub-sectors) and energy efficiency brand recognition (ENERGY STAR,

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CaGBC to launch a Zero Carbon Building Standard next Spring

November 18, 2016

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) released a Zero Carbon Buildings Framework on November 2, 2016 for the assessment of highly energy efficient buildings that minimize greenhouse gas emissions. The Framework is the first stage of a broader CaGBC Zero

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Public input sought for changes to Green Building Standard

November 16, 2016

Changes to the commissioning requirements in Standard 189.1 that would increase its ability to support achieving high performance green buildings are open for public input. Standard 189.1 is published by ASHRAE, the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the U.S. Green Building Council

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Partner with NRCan in High-Performance Building Challenge

November 15, 2016

UPDATED November 24, 2016 Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) plans to launch a National High-Performance Building Challenge to help bring the Canadian building market closer to a net-zero energy performance ideal. According to Ian Meredith, program development manager-buildings and industry division,

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Innovative products in the spotlight at CIPHEX West

November 5, 2016

Winners of the New Product Competition at CIPHEX West are: Sunrise Tradex Corporation, The Mini: Movable Split Air Conditioner, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Viessmann Manufacuring Company, Vitosol FM, Alternative Energy (Solar, Geothermal, etc.): tekmar Control Systems (A Watts Brand), WiFi