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.
|Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo
|November 14-15||Montréal, QC|
|2018 North America Region Energy Forum
|November 14-15||Calgary, AB|
Website (in French): https://www.strategiespme.com/
|November 21-22||Montreal, QC|
|CIPEC Executive Board and Task Force Council Meeting
|November 22||Guelph, ON|
|Partners in Project Green 10th Anniversary Conference and Awards Celebration
|November 29||Mississauga, ON|
|Alberta Energy Efficiency Summit 2019
|February 26-27||Edmonton, AB|
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)
- Boiler System Energy Losses
- 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
- Catalyst Paper (Crofton) ISO 50001 certification – A strong mandate to cut costs leads to a cultural shift toward improving energy efficiency
- Global Wood Concepts Ltd. – Toronto furniture manufacturer first in Canada to earn 50001 certification
- Origin Organic Farms Inc. – Steady progress toward adopting ISO 50001
- Campbell Company of Canada – Making the most of a new combined heat and power system
- Goldcorp Red Lake Mine – Ramping up to corporate-wide energy management with Dollars to $ense Energy Management workshops
- 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
Useful links and documents
- Energy management for industry
- Financial assistance for energy management projects
- Tax Savings 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: Energy Use Statistics
- 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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