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Enbridge hosts webinars on new energy rebate program

April 17, 2018

Enbridge Gas will host a webinar on April 18, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. on its Home Energy Conservation Program. The final webinar is one of five held by Enbridge to share new additions to the program. According to the company,

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Some Ontario building owners must report water use by July 2018

April 5, 2018

Ontario building owners may need to benchmark energy and water use annually. Commercial, industrial and multi-unit residential buildings 250,000 square feet or larger are required to submit a report using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager. The first deadline to submit is

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GBCI launches Canadian operations to drive adoption of green buildings

March 13, 2018

A joint venture between Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) and Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) hopes to increase uptake of green buildings in Canada – the second largest market for LEED outside the U.S. GBCI Canada will offer new tools

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Kohler purchases wind power from U.S. farm as part of Net Zero strategy

March 13, 2018

Kohler has entered a 15-year agreement to purchase 100 megawatts of wind power per year from the Diamond Vista wind farm located near Salina, KS. The electricity will be equal to Kohler’s total U.S. and Canadian annual demand. Renewable energy

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Winners of EnerQuality Housing Innovation Awards Announced

March 6, 2018

Leading companies in sustainable housing are recognized for contributions and advancements in Ontario’s Green Building category. Ontario’s best Green Builders were celebrated February 22, 2018 at the EnerQuality Awards Gala (EQ Awards). Held at the Universal Eventspace in Vaughan, ON,

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Schneider Electric funds development of Ryerson smart buildings lab

March 6, 2018

Schneider Electric Canada will donate $1 million in kind to design and build a smart buildings laboratory at Ryerson University in Toronto, ON. The Smart Building Analytics Living Laboratory will be the first of its kind in Canada, intended to

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Uponor backs jointly-owned smart water technology company

March 5, 2018

Uponor has invested US$10 million in Phyn, a joint venture between Uponor and U.S.-based electronics manufacturer Belkin International. Uponor has made a total investment of US$25 million in the company. This second round of funding elevates Uponor to 50 per

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ASHRAE releases energy design guide for school buildings

February 18, 2018

A new publication aims to improve energy savings at K-12 school buildings, titled Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 School Buildings – Achieving Zero Energy. “This comprehensive guide was developed by a team of zero energy experts that bring building

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Alberta releases variance on EnerGuide Rating System

February 9, 2018

The Alberta government has released a building code variance related to the Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) EnerGuide Rating System (ERS) for new homes. Due to similarities between ERS version 15 and the 2014 Alberta Building Code Subsection 9.36.5 – energy

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Canada ranks second worldwide for certified LEED projects

February 6, 2018

Canada has come in second place for the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED list. The list recognizes markets outside of the U.S. that use LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green