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Energy-efficiency opportunities in the mid-tier commercial real estate sector

The mid-tier commercial real estate sector has a very high potential for improving the energy efficiency of its buildings. Learn more about how to transform your business operations through a variety of incentives available for energy-efficient measures and equipment upgrades.

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Building recommissioning explained

How recommissioning optimizes your building for energy efficiency and comfort with low- to no-cost operational changes.
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Rethink your warehouse and save money

Warehouses are busier than ever. See how investing in energy efficiency can save you money and improve your employees’ comfort.
cucumbers growing in an energy-efficient greenhouse

Research finding new benefits to using LEDs in greenhouses 

In addition to being more energy-efficient, LEDs may improve the quality of fruits, vegetables, flowers and cannabis. Find out more.
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Buying guide for rooftop units

Learn how an efficient rooftop unit (RTU) can help your business save energy while improving your bottom line.
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How your IT policies can help save energy

When it comes to energy savings, the IT department holds a lot of power. Learn how, through the right policies, IT can make a big impact on energy efficiency for your business.
Cucumbers growing under efficient lighting in a local greenhouse

Installing LED grow lights in your greenhouse

LEDs can help Ontario greenhouse growers save big on energy. Here are the basics to keep in mind when installing LED grow lights.
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What's Next: Power over Ethernet

Learn the basics of this new technology that powers smart devices and smart buildings.
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A guide to greenhouse energy efficiency

Greenhouse operations in Ontario are growing. Here's how producers can make sure their energy use doesn't grow faster than their profits.
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The smart CEO knows energy efficiency matters

Energy efficiency can provide the foundation you need to reach your business goals. 
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Savvy CMOs build brands with energy efficiency

Smart marketers keen to build their brands should consider the power of energy efficiency.
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Build your energy-efficiency team, step-by-step

Successful energy efficiency requires a group effort. Take these steps to build a dream team of energy-efficiency enthusiasts. You'll make big strides, and fast. Here's how.
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Why energy efficiency? Productivity

Opportunities to save energy typically go hand-in-hand with other ways your organization can become more efficient overall. Here’s how energy efficiency boosts productivity.
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Five hidden energy costs of your IT

From computers to back-end infrastructure, all of the tech needed for day-to-day operations can use a lot of energy. Learn how to make the right IT decisions to cut costs and save.
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Save energy in your closed or partially occupied building

Here’s how property managers can keep office buildings energy efficient while many occupants work from home.
LED grow lights in a greenhouse

Expert advice for using LEDs in your greenhouse

From seeking out partners to embracing experimentation, here’s how growers can get the most out of energy-efficient LED lighting.
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Three ways to save energy while you work from home

From flexible hours to wearing your sweatpants, working from home may be what is needed. Here's how you can save energy like a boss.
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Building automation systems buying guide

Improve your bottom line and save energy throughout your facility with building automation. Learn how.
Energy manager inspecting variable frequency drive

Buying guide for variable frequency drives

Learn about variable frequency drives (VFDs) and how they can help motor-driven equipment like pumps and fans work more efficiently.
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Upgrading your enterprise tech? Save energy too

With technology such a central part of organizations, IT decision makers play a critical role in how competitive and efficient their business is. Learn how energy efficiency can help.
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Calling all CEOs: Why energy efficiency matters

Every leader should recognize that investing in energy efficiency will set them up for long-term success, writes Gordon Hicks, CEO of global real estate management firm BGIS.
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Improved practices result in real savings

Being knowledgeable about energy consumption and costs is a good idea for all of us, but it’s especially so for business owners and operators.
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Invest in people to improve your bottom line

The most critical component of energy management isn’t the new technologies – it’s the investment in people who implement them.
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So you've done an energy audit...what's next?

An energy audit can uncover opportunities for greater efficiency, but putting your results into action goes beyond technical projects alone.
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Saving energy, saving lives

Aside from the obvious financial perks, one of the great advantages of implementing an energy efficiency program is the benefit to the community.
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What's really important to my CEO?

Knowing what makes your leadership tick is the key to making energy efficiency projects work. Here, our experts look at how to connect successfully with your senior management.
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Reopening your office? Keep energy efficiency in mind

When it comes to reducing costs, energy efficiency can help. Here’s what offices should keep in mind for their reopening plans.
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Energy-saving greenhouse tech you should know about

Take a look at the current and emerging technologies greenhouse operators can use to reduce their electricity consumption, grow better crops and improve their bottom line.
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Ventilation matters

A well-maintained and energy-efficient ventilation system makes a difference to your indoor air quality, and can improve both employee wellness and your bottom line.
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Growing cannabis? Do it the energy-efficient way

Growing cannabis is energy intensive. Find out how energy efficiency can help Ontario’s producers curb their costs and grow successfully.

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Why CFOs should prioritize energy efficiency

Ignoring energy conservation means leaving money on the table. 
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How to make your warehouse more energy efficient

Embrace energy efficiency and find savings – both big and small – in your building. Learn how.
Proud CIO standing in front of boardroom after a successful meeting where she led the conversation about energy efficiency.

Why CIOs can lead the energy-efficiency conversation

CIOs looking to influence the innovation agenda should make energy efficiency a priority.
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Why energy efficiency? Customer experience

Your customers may notice you’re using less energy – and they’ll probably like it. Here’s how energy efficiency projects can make for happier customers and increased revenue.
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How to make your staff energy efficiency champions

Engaging employees is crucial for making energy efficiency part of your culture. And energy managers can be the deciding factor in getting all staff involved. Our experts explain why.
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Green buildings to inspire your next office reno

Here’s a look at some of Ontario’s greenest buildings to inspire your next upgrade.
Manager overlooking manufacturing plant floor

What is ISO50001 and how can it help your business?

If you want to take energy efficiency to the next level, consider looking to this international standard for a framework to follow.
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Understanding your business' energy data

When it comes to energy efficiency, having the right information at your fingertips can have a positive impact on your bottom line.