NAIMA Canada is making it easier for Canadians to find the right energy efficiency program. The association has improved its website to provide additional information that will enable Canadians to find the right program for the right location and building type of energy efficiency upgrade.
When one thinks of the energy efficient LEED building standard, pictures of office towers or apartment buildings immediately come to mind. But a 20-site in Ontario that started six years ago and was only just completed over the weekend demonstrates that LEED can work in a variety of building types.
Canadian municipalities are being called out to encourage more sustainable building policies under Built Green Canada’s second annual challenge. The organization notes that municipalities all over the countries are showing great appetite for sustainable building practices.
Residential and commercial users now have an expanded set of electricity consumption and monitoring applications with which to measure and alter their electricity usage patterns. The launch of the new apps marks the second phase of the Green Button initiative in Ontario and are being offered by London Hydro.
AirTest Technologies Inc. (ATI) has a new wireless communications system that can help commercial building operators reduce heating and air conditioning costs by upwards of 70% and achieve a pack in as little as a few months. This new product has the potential to reach more than 15 million Roof Top Air Conditioning and Heating Units, or RTUs.