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Best in Class | The True Story of a Little Building that is Transforming the Industry

December 19th, 2011, No Comments

By: Randi Kruse

December is often a time of reflection. Maybe it’s the long, dark nights or the prospect of another year passing. Perhaps our work has become less inspired or the international news has caused us to pause and wonder: is there reason for hope in the world?
I’d like to highlight a project that should [...]

Flick Off: The True Story of an Engineer Who Discovered His Soft Side and is Reaping The Benefits

November 17th, 2011, 1 Comment

By: Randi Kruse
Energy managers have it tough. They are expected to deliver significant reductions in energy use across multiple locations, often with relatively small operating budgets. Since most municipalities and leading businesses have greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets, it’s critical to their public reputation that their energy managers achieve success. But with aging infrastructure and [...]

How to Implement & Manage an Energy Management Program

October 25th, 2011, No Comments

By: Tiffany Richmond
This short e-book describes the key elements in implementing and managing an energy and environmental management program
How to Implement & Manage an Energy Management Program
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Tiffany Richmond is an enthusiastic marketing professional and is responsible for online marketing strategies at Energy Advantage Inc.

How Are Green Certifications, Standards And Labels Evolving?

August 5th, 2011, 1 Comment

By: Tiffany Richmond
I came across a recent article discussing the question: is the current system of certifications, standards and labels evolving in ways that improve product design, help companies and consumers make more sustainable purchasing decisions and lead to better overall policy?
Many believe that the needle is moving in a big way, but it [...]

Building Simulations | Energy Incentives Available In Ontario

July 26th, 2011, No Comments

By: Tiffany Richmond
This short e-book describes what a building simulation is, its benefits and available energy incentives in Ontario.
Building Simulations
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Tiffany Richmond is an enthusiastic marketing guru and is responsible for online marketing strategies at Energy Advantage Inc.

The Difference Between ASHRAE Level 1, 2 & 3 Energy Audits

May 5th, 2011, No Comments

By: Associate
An energy audit is the key to a systematic approach to decision-making in the area of energy management. The primary function of an energy audit is to identify all of the energy streams in a facility in order to balance total energy input with energy use. The four main objectives of an energy audit [...]

What is an Energy Benchmark?

March 30th, 2011, No Comments

By: Tiffany Richmond
This short e-book will describe what a energy benchmark is and the elements involved in undergoing a benchmark initiative.
What is an Energy Benchmark?
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Tiffany Richmond is an enthusiastic marketing guru and is responsible for online marketing strategies at Energy Advantage Inc.

Energy Expenditure and Consumption Expressed as a Function of Key Performance Indicators

February 17th, 2011, 5 Comments

By: Pat Ferguson
In today’s difficult market environment business decisions are being weighed more carefully than ever. Typical project valuation indicators such as ROI and simple payback times are no longer good enough. Savings from energy efficiency projects can be lost in the fog of obfuscating external factors. The focus is now on reducing carbon footprints [...]

Improving Energy Efficiency with the Help of Energy Incentives

January 25th, 2011, 1 Comment

By: Associate
Improving energy efficiency in your buildings is a cost effective way of controlling rising energy costs for your organization. However, major energy efficiency improvements can be capital intensive and resource consuming. Energy incentive programs have been designed to help offset these high costs and help to further reduce energy-related greenhouse gases (GHGs).
There is a [...]

Alberta Launches New Lighting Incentive Program

August 25th, 2010, 2 Comments

By: Tiffany Richmond
Recently the Alberta government announced the launch of its new commercial retrofit lighting incentive program. This program – Light it Right – is an incentive program aimed at getting rid of old wasteful and expensive lighting and replacing it with a more efficient system.
Businesses that are eligible for the provincial rebate can receive [...]