Archive for the ‘Electrical, Plumbing & HVAC’ Category

Our National Directory of Products and Services for Sustainable High-Performance Building

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

LEED categories noted for the products listed are intended to show how these products can potentially help a project earn LEED v4 points

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The 2016 Canadian Directory of Products and Services for High-Performance Building

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Visit the Directory online for Listings organized by Product Category and by LEED Category

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The Annual Directory for Sustainable Products and Services

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

The 2015 Directory for Sustainable Products and Services

LEED categories noted for the products listed in the following pages are intended to show
how these products can potentially help a project earn LEED points

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Interview with: Jack Laken

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

President of Termobuild Canada [www.termobuild.com ,] in Toronto, engineer Jack Laken [jlaken@termobuild.com ] has long been a missionary of passive heating and cooling of buildings. The question is: How well are we listening?

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The occupant factor in low-energy building design

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Occupants’ impact on building energy use continues to increase as building components and systems become more efficient. This source of uncertainty extends well beyond lights and plug loads, often including heating and cooling.

By Liam O’Brien

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Enhancing life with light

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Lighting for humans, not for lumens

In today’s world, the economic engines of modern society run ceaselessly. Globalisation is twisting time zones, internet and satellite communications have virtually eliminated distances pushing economies around the world into a state of perpetual motion. As a consequence, many workers have to adopt the same functional patterns. However, these employees cannot perform like machines constantly over the 24-hour day; rather their productivity, alertness, and mental performance diminishes on the night shift.

By Cristian Suvagau

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