A supermarket in Minnesota is the first location for Smartcool Systems Inc.’s latest energy conservation deployment. The Vancouver-based company teamed with Airtest Technologies Inc. and Total Energy Concepts on the installation of a wireless demand control ventilation (DCV) system.
Figures released by Hydro Ottawa this week show the municipally-owned electric utility is doing its part of reduce energy consumption and demand. The utility says it saved approximately 415 GWh of electricity between 2011 and 2014. This exceeds targets established by the province and resulted from an increase in customers using conservation programs.
The Climate Group has called on every single city and utility around the world to schedule the switch of their street lighting to LED by 2025 and launched its new major global campaign called “LED = Lower Emissions Delivered” to encourage local governments, cities and utilities to embrace the carbon and cost benefits of switching to LED.
Neurio is taking smart home energy monitoring product to the next level. The Vancouver-based company unveiled its Home Energy Monitor, a device that allows users to track their electricity use in real time without having to install multiple sensors.
REGEN Energy Inc. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against eCurv Inc. REGEN alleges that eCurv, a Cambridge MA firm that sells energy management products, has infringed on two of its core demand management patents.