The combination of the ECO3 product from Smartcool Systems Inc. and a synthetic refrigerant catalyst from Guardian Energy Solutions can achieve a 33% improvement in residential heat pump systems, the two companies announced this week.
Consumers and businesses in London Hydro and Hydro One territories will soon have more options for their energy management services. Rolling out early next year, the Connect My Data pilot program, led by MaRS Discovery District, will offer four distinct applications: two for commercial buildings and two for homeowners.
Reducing household energy use is about doing a bunch of little things that, while individually may not show big results, combined can have a big impact. The onset of winter, however, makes the task of managing household energy costs a little more difficult, particularly since many also have to add a humidifier to deal with the dry cold air. Rumidifier Home Comforts Inc. has a solution to that problem.