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Blogs 2018-05-31T19:14:06+00:00

U.S. trade antics no match for low-carbon manufacturers

U.S. trade antics no match for low-carbon manufacturers Paul Rak on the floor of his VeriForm Inc. metal fabricating plant in Cambridge, Ont.  (VERIFORM INC.) What do the Trump tariffs on Canadian aluminum and steel, announced last week, have to do with the transition to a low-carbon economy? When it comes to my steel fabrication company in Cambridge, Ont., quite a [...]

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Energy Saving Tips for Commercial and Industrial Buildings

Energy Saving Tips for Commercial and Industrial Buildings The best way for any individual, and especially any company, to save energy is to start by monitoring energy usage. Once you know which systems in your facility use the most energy, it will be much easier to come up with an energy-saving plan. However, many facilities would benefit from following [...]

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LEDs Then vs Now

LEDs Then vs Now LED lighting wasn’t always the obvious choice for all your lighting needs. However, improvements over the past few years have changed that. To reiterate some points from the Retrofit section of our website, LEDs reduce your lighting and energy costs, have reduced environmental impact and positively influence mood and attentiveness. But many people still [...]

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The LED Market Today

The LED Market Today Positive results from surveys show a growing desire for more use of LED lights in and outside of businesses, homes, and in public areas (such as parking lots, parks, and even along city streets). There are several areas in which LED lights are far superior to conventional lighting; Durability; failure rates continue to hover [...]

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What To Expect From Your LED Lighting Upgrade

What To Expect From Your LED Lighting Upgrade Conduct Detailed Lighting Audit If you are considering upgrading to LED lighting for your building here are some things to look for from your supplier to ensure you get the maximum benefit from your upgrade. Each building is unique and it is important that your supplier take the time to understand your [...]

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The Latest Green Energy Technologies

The Latest Green Energy Technologies Here are some of the cool new technologies I have come across that are available to save money and energy while helping reduce our impact on the planet. I like to keep informed of what is available and I hope you find this of interest as well. Daylighting, Using the sun for indoor light [...]

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New and Updated Green Energy Technologies You Should Check Out!

New and Updated Green Energy Technologies You Should Check Out! Solar Shingles Solar shingles are a type of Building Integrated Photo Voltaic (BIPV) solar panels. They have been around for some time but have always been too pricey and difficult to install. That is all changing now with the DOW Powerhouse line of solar shingles. These shingles have been [...]

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LED Lighting- More than just energy savings.

LED Lighting- More than just energy savings. As most of you already know, LEDs are taking over from most traditional forms of lighting. The U.S. Department of Energy predicts that LEDs will achieve 84% of the total lighting market by 2030, saving billions of dollars annually in energy costs. LEDs are predicted to grow 45% year over year [...]

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