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Schneider Electric and Panasonic partner to simplify energy management

January 27, 2017

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, and Panasonic Corporation recently announced an integrated HVAC equipment and building management solution. Both companies have developed an interface wireless solution, which enables direct serial communication between Schneider Electric’s building

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New provider of Dollars to $ense training

August 15, 2016

The Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET) is now the sole licensee for delivering all the Dollars to $ense (D2$) training workshops across Canada. This licence also includes the possibility of offering the workshops internationally through CIET’s sister-company the International

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Bright Business Awards highlight energy efficiency in Nova Scotia

December 3, 2015

After nearly 20 years of specializing in energy cost reduction, Ian Storey is recognized for his efforts in Canada’s east coast.

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Ian Storey recognized for his contribution to energy efficiency

November 25, 2015

Bright Business Awards highlight energy efficiency in Nova Scotia.

Alex Lukachko, senior associate at Building Science Consulting Inc. said the newly found skepticism is good because green buildings need to be refined by updated building codes.
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Assessing the current green building juncture

October 6, 2015

Green buildings need to be refined by updated building codes, says speaker at Green Building Festival.

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Canada ranks number one as largest user of LEED outside of the U.S.

July 23, 2015

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced its international rankings of the Top 10 Countries for LEED. The Top 10 list highlights countries outside of the U.S. that are making significant strides in sustainable building design, construction and transformation.

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Update on the national Survey of Commercial and Institutional Energy Use

July 2, 2015

The national Survey of Commercial and Institutional Energy Use (SCIEU) 2014, as conducted by Statistics Canada on behalf of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), is at its mid-point in data collection. The current SCIEU was launched in the second week of

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Dunbarton named ‘greenest school on earth’

April 17, 2015

Dunbarton High School in Pickering, ON is top class when it comes to green initiatives.

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NB Power and NS Power cooperate, Efficiency NB merges

April 10, 2015

Utilities team up to create huge savings; energy efficiency unit to deliver programs.

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Mississauga workshop to clarify mandatory OBC performance requirements

February 11, 2015

SkillTech Academy, the training division of The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), is offering a workshop titled Complying with Part 12 of the Ontario Building Code (OBC). Scheduled for April 13, 2015 in Mississauga, ON, the

Rethinking hot water systems is key to meeting user expectations and regulatory requirements.
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Tips for restaurant hot water systems

February 1, 2015 by Amin Delagah

Warming up to a new design perspective-Part I

A heating coil in each air handler unit is supplied by a hot water circuit that is regulated by its own PICV.
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Exploring the agricultural market

February 1, 2015 by Bill Boss

Biofuel heating system raises profits for organic poultry farmer.

Most practitioners will find PART 1 and Appendices A and B to be most useful. PART 1 outlines how to effectively account for thermal bridging. Appendices A and B provide a catalogue of common building envelope assemblies and interface details and their associated thermal performance data.
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Building envelope thermal bridging guide released

January 14, 2015

Guide explores how building industry can account for impact of thermal bridging.

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Action plan for Net Zero Energy housing in Canada moves forward

January 8, 2015

CHBA announces members of NZE Housing Council.