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January 14, 2020  

Going hybrid for heating efficiencies

Consider the benefits of combining a non-condensing with a high-efficiency condensing boiler to get the best of both technologies in commercial/institutional heating applications.

December 10, 2019  

GROHE sets the date for carbon-zero production

In July 2019, the global brand converted all of its production plants to run on green electricity. They plan to be entirely carbon-free by April 2020.

December 2, 2019  

National Leadership and Green Building Excellence Awards accepting nominations

The CaGBC Awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made a significant contribution to advancements within the Canadian green building industry.

November 27, 2019  

Joyce Centre at Mohawk College achieves Zero Carbon Performance Certification

Canada Green Building Council announces that the Hamilton, ON building is first to achieve both Zero Carbon Building Design and Performance certifications.

November 15, 2019  

Enwave adding heat to new downtown Toronto tower

In addition to linking to Enwave’s deep lake water cooling, the new North Tower of Bay Adelaide Centre will include an Enwave operated hot water plant.

October 31, 2019  

Hydro-Québec and Stelpro partner up to develop connected smart devices

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC— Hydro-Québec’s new subsidiary, Hilo, and Stelpro have announced

October 25, 2019  

ASHRAE releases expanded version of Standard 90.1

ATLANTA, Ga.— ASHRAE has released an expanded, revised version

October 22, 2019  

Liberals re-elected with minority government, promising interest-free loans for home improvements

After a close election, the Liberal Party has been

October 15, 2019  

ASHRAE announces incorporation of IEQ-GA

Atlanta, Ga. — ASHRAE announced the incorporation of the

September 3, 2019  

State-of-the-art Maison de Radio-Canada building

Johnson Controls is working with Broccolini Construction and Broccolini

July 22, 2019  

Humber secures zero carbon design certification for building retrofit

Renovations to the five-storey Building NX included a building envelope retrofit and energy-efficient upgrades to the heating and cooling systems

June 17, 2019  

Efficiency Canada campaign aims to put spotlight on ‘invisible’ energy efficiency sector

Efficiency Canada has launched a campaign showcasing the growth

June 10, 2019  

Feds award $2.6 billion contract to upgrade heating, cooling plants in Ottawa

A consortium has been selected to modernize the aging district energy system used to heat and cool more than 80 structures in the city

May 31, 2019  

Feds commit $1.45 billion through carbon tax proceeds for businesses making energy-efficient upgrades

Proceeds from the fuel charge imposed on Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan will unlock rebates and incentives. Still, for some, the incentive falls short

May 30, 2019  

NRCan funding to aid in ISO Energy Management Systems Standard implementation

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is providing financial assistance to

May 24, 2019  

Canadian municipalities receive $9.7M in funding for green projects

The federal government and Federation of Canadian Municipalities have

May 17, 2019  

Montreal to phase out oil heating over next decade, earmarks $4M to replace systems in municipal buildings by 2021

The city’s plan to phase out the century-old energy source is part of a long-term project to hit ambitious zero-carbon goals

May 16, 2019  

British Columbia bolsters rebates for energy-efficient home, business renovations

The expansion of incentives includes an added $1,000 for those making the switch to high-efficiency electric heat pumps

May 15, 2019  

2019 ENERGY STAR Canada Participant Award winners named

The winners of the 2019 ENERGY STAR Canada Participant

May 2, 2019  

Symposium addresses the transition to a low carbon economy

Industry partners met on April 23 to address the issue at the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute symposium

April 24, 2019  

Efficiency Manitoba officially in operation

Manitoba’s newly minted Crown Corporation has officially launched. Efficiency

April 17, 2019  

‘Innovation mindset’: Adoption of latest technologies key to contractor growth at MCAC Conference

As the construction industry grapples with complex projects and

March 18, 2019  

Premier pledges $40M for low-carbon programs in NL

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball has committed $40

March 15, 2019  

Honeywell strikes $3.1M contract to upgrade Northern Ontario hospitals

MICs Group of Health Services, a Northern Ontario hospital

March 1, 2019  

HRAI to tackle low-carbon economy challenges at symposium

The challenges and opportunities presented by Canada’s transition to

February 27, 2019  

Feds award $53.6M contract to upgrade mechanical systems at coast guard college

The Canadian Coast Guard College is about to undergo