Tag Archives: Smart Grid

Prepr #EduChallenge Panel

Great things happen when you connect the unconnected. This is why I enjoy participating in hackathons, where developers, subject-matter experts, such as educators, designers, business gurus, entrepreneurs and other interested (and interesting) fellows co-create our future. In November 2014, Prepr … Continue reading

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Energizing Canadian Utilities at UTC Canada 2014

The Internet of Everything (IoE) is truly transforming the world we live in. As we become increasingly connected in our daily lives, and as industries transform their business by enabling intelligent connections between, people, process, data and things, our energy … Continue reading

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Next-Gen Canadian Infrastructure Depends on A Highway Built of Bits and Bytes

In a recent Globe and Mail article, four reputable Canadians present ideas to build a stronger Canada through better infrastructure: Adrienne Clarkson calls for better Canadian rail infrastructure and believes there is much room to improve upon and increase the … Continue reading

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Cisco Canada and Canadian Green Building Council partner in pursuit of greener and smarter Buildings

The annual Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC) conference in Vancouver this week (June 4 – 6) marked the inauguration of an exciting industry partnership between Cisco Canada and the CaGBC. Smarter buildings are green buildings. This is not the first … Continue reading

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Cisco and the University of Waterloo partner for innovation

On November 1, Cisco, together with the University of Waterloo, launched two initiatives that will benefit not only the University and the Waterloo region, but the entire country. Along with the unveiling of the new Cisco Research Chair in Smart … Continue reading

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My building tweets and has Friends on Facebook

I just received a tweet from my building. It told me, and my followers, that I saved 13% on my energy bill today because it automatically lowered my air-conditioning and lighting levels since it’s such a great day out there. … Continue reading

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Cleantech and IT Go Hand in Hand

Last month, I participated in a panel discussion at Cleantech North on partnering for the establishment and growth of Cleantech applications and investments. Truth to be told: I’m no expert in Cleantech – but am certainly aware of its importance for … Continue reading

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