CIPEC connects industry with events, tools and technical information that can help companies reduce their energy consumption and carbon footprint.
Industry calendar of events
Keep abreast of the newest in energy-efficiency technologies and practices by attending these key industry events.
|Alberta Energy Efficiency Summit
|The Energizing Efficiency Conference
|ENERGY SUMMIT 2018
|Bright Business Conference and Awards
Dollars to Sense Energy Management Workshops
These training workshops are offered under licence by the Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET). For information on booking a workshop, contact the CIET by phone at 1-800 461-7618 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tools and technical information for reducing energy use
Use these tools to quickly estimate energy use, create an energy efficiency awareness campaign, determine cost savings by using renewable energy technologies, and find programs near you.
- Use our Directory of Energy Efficiency Programs for Industry to find programs in your area.
- Create an energy efficiency awareness campaign in your organization with our Employee Awareness Program toolkit
- Use our Energy Use Calculator to determine your facility's energy intensity by fuel type.
- RETScreen helps you determine how much money you would save by using renewable energy technologies. It helps you choose the appropriate component or system for your projects.
Read our technical guides and other information related to energy management in industry.
- Energy Savings Toolbox – An Energy Audit Manual and Tool
- Energy Management Information Systems – Planning Manual and Tool
- Energy Management Information Systems (PDF, 1.11 MB)
- Energy-Efficient Motor Systems Assessment Guide (PDF, 5.35 MB)
- Chrysler Group LLC’s Brampton assembly plant – first automotive assembly plant in Canada to achieve ISO 50001 saves millions in energy costs
- IBM Bromont manufacturing plant cuts energy consumption by 9.2 percent and saves $550,000 in 2013
- Lincoln Electric – motivated staff are a big reason for Lincoln Electric becoming the fourth Canadian company to achieve ISO 50001 certification
- New Gold Inc. New Afton Mine – total annual energy savings have exceeded 2.4 gigawatt-hours since ISO 50001 was established in the first quarter of 2014
- Maple Leaf Foods Inc. reaps long-term benefits from process integration
- St. Marys Cement’s Bowmanville plant is the first to achieve ISO 50001 certification
- 3M Canada’s Brockville plant achieves ISO 50001 certification
- Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) produced the following videos through their Save on Energy program.
- Pillars of Efficiency
When behavioural, organizational and technological change come together, the changes become unstoppable and the benefits, undeniable.
- Why hire an energy manager?
Energy Efficiency is the money you don’t pay.
- KI Canada
CIPEC Leader company KI Canada educated its technicians to save money.
- Lear Corporation
The Lear Ajax facility initiated innovations in energy efficiency that made it a leader for other Lear locations around the world.
- 3M Canada
With annual savings of $1.5 million, CIPEC Leader 3M Canada credits energy efficiency as a major factor in keeping its costs competitive and maintaining its workforce in Canada.
- Valiant TMS
Employees at Valiant TMS saw an opportunity to increase the company’s bottom line and reduce its carbon footprint by being more energy efficient.
- Pillars of Efficiency
- Chrysler (Brampton, ON) - Energy Management Solutions
How this car manufacturer became the first automotive assembly plant in Canada to achieve ISO 50001 certification.
- KI Pembroke (Pembroke, ON) - Saving Energy and Making Change
How this furniture manufacturer is maximizing the benefits of energy efficiency.
- New Gold – New Afton Mine (Kamloops, BC) - Sustainable Mining Management
How a Canadian mining company is transforming energy efficiency for the sector.
- Broan-NuTone Canada (Mississauga, ON) – Business Trailblazers
From energy management and environmental initiatives to saving on operating costs, Canadian manufacturers benefit with NRCan and an ISO-50001 certification.
- IBM (Bromont, QC) – Leader of the Pack
Whether your company is large or small, you can become efficient, sustainable and profitable with the ISO 50001 energy management program.
- St. Marys Cement (Bowmanville, ON) – Paving the way for industry energy conservation
International standards help Canadian companies reduce their carbon footprint with the implementation of global energy management systems. ISO standards help companies like St. Marys Cement reduce the level of energy they consume and increase productivity.
Useful links and documents
- Energy management for industry
- Commercial/industrial equipment: improving energy efficiency improves the bottom line
- Variable Frequency Drives
Introduction to Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) technology, including definitions and suitable applications as well as calculated energy saving examples and case studies.
- Clean Energy Ministerial Energy Management Working Group
Tools and resources to support implementation of energy management systems.
- Discover research and development underway to improve industrial energy efficiency and to undertake clean technology demonstrations at the Office of Energy Research and Development and CanmetENERGY.
- Office of Energy Efficiency Statistics and Analysis
- Government of Canada: Business and Industry
- Energy Efficiency Regulations and Standards for Industry
- Industrial Energy Efficiency Improves Productivity
Energy efficiency can to help the industrial sector reduce costs and improve competitiveness, productivity and environmental performance
- Maximizing Canada’s Energy Advantage
Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for energy and mining portfolios endorsed collaborative actions of governments across Canada to promote and enable industrial energy efficiency at the annual Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference (EMMC) in 2015
- Annex A: Industrial Energy Efficiency Collaboration - Success Stories (Case Studies)
Energy efficiency reduces energy costs, and improves productivity, competitiveness and environmental performance
- Annex B: Industrial Energy Efficiency - Programs Available Across Canada (Industry Focused Programs)
Industry-focused, energy efficiency programs help industry overcome barriers to more energy efficient practices
A graphical representation of industry realizing the energy efficiency opportunity
- Maximizing Canada’s Energy Advantage
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