Energy Management

Ontario instructs LDCs on EV charging grid connections

Canadian Property Management

Ontario instructs LDCs on EV grid connections

New standardized protocol for connecting electric vehicle charging facilities to the power grid will introduce an optional free preliminary consultation for commercial/multifamily landlords and condo corporations.
Indigenous input draws energy promoter's praise

Construction Business

Indigenous input draws energy promoter’s praise

In an address to U.S. counterparts, a leading promoter of Canada's energy industry underscores that Indigenous input makes for better infrastructure projects.
Eden Valley Arena

REMI Network

Retrofit planned for Eden Valley Arena

A hockey arena retrofit is planned for members of Bearspaw First Nation in Alberta.
YVR

Construction Business

Schneider Electric and YVR to reduce emissions

Schneider Electric and YVR have signed a five-year partnership agreement to modernize the airport’s energy management system.
Building electrification projects impart lessons

Canadian Property Management

Building electrification projects impart lessons

The business case for electrification works best when retrofits are synced with the end-of-life of existing mechanical equipment and/or asset repositioning plans
Outdoor lighting principles hail the dark side

Canadian Property Management

Outdoor lighting principles hail the dark side

Guiding principles for responsible nighttime lighting define how light should be applied, but, first, prospective installers are advised to consider whether lighting is even necessary.
Guelph

REMI Network

Guelph first city in Canada to earn corporate-wide energy management certification

The City of Guelph became the first municipality in Canada to be certified under the ISO 50001:2018 Energy Management Systems Standard.
Waste biomass generation tapped for tax credit

Canadian Property Management

Waste biomass generation tapped for tax credits

Systems using waste biomass to produce electricity, heat or combined heat and power will now qualify for the federal tax credits already extended to other designated clean technologies.
IESO on standby to address municipal councils

Canadian Property Management

IESO on standby to address municipal councils

Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator is now on standby to address municipal councils deliberating proposals for new or expanded generating facilities.
New option proposed for Ontario's ICI program

Canadian Property Management

New option proposed for Ontario’s ICI program

Large electricity customers in Ontario could have a new option for reducing the peak demand factors that determine their share of the bucket of electricity system costs known as the global adjustment.
Ontario's targeted incentives fund LEDs and VFDs

Canadian Property Management

Ontario’s targeted incentives fund LEDs and VFDs

Commercial, multi-residential and institutional electricity customers in Ottawa and select areas of Toronto are eligible for targeted incentives through Ontario’s BizEnergySaver program.
carbon

REMI Network

Ontario universities get funds for decarbonization projects

Western University, McMaster University and York University are receiving $9 million in federal funding to tackle carbon emissions across their campuses.
Solar rooftop photovoltaics spark safety advice

Canadian Property Management

Rooftop solar photovoltaics spark safety advice

Rooftop solar PV installations pack a potentially lethal electrical charge, necessitating vigilant monitoring and maintenance of the many system components.
Global energy appetite eats up efficiency gains

Canadian Property Management

Global energy appetite eats up efficiency gains

The global buildings sector made some headway in curbing its energy appetite and output of greenhouse gas emissions last year, but is still off-pace to achieve the International Energy Agency's targets.
CRE interests attached to rebranded portfolios

Canadian Apartment Magazine

CRE concerns attached to rebranded portfolios

Housing gets top billing in a newly renamed portfolio, while accessibility issues are now aligned with the Ministry of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities.
Alberta to probe regulated electricity rate

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Alberta to probe regulated electricity rate

Alberta’s regulated electricity rate has been flagged for possible elimination in a newly released list of priority tasks for the Minister of Affordability and Utilities, Nathan Neudorf.
Global smart lighting market poised for bright future

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Smart lighting market poised for bright future

The global market for smart lighting is projected to reach USD $45 billion in sales by 2028, representing a compound annual growth rate of more than 20 per cent over the next five years.