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Ontario solar project development in motion

Plans for a 10 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) energy facility are now underway in Georgina, Ontario. The GoldLight Solar project is being developed in York Region, just north of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), by Renewable Energy Systems Canada (RES Canada) for Canadian Solar Solutions. RES develops and constructs wind, solar, transmission, and storage projects across the country. The South Kent Wind project, the province’s largest wind farm, was also completed by RES and features 124 turbines generating 270 MW wind energy—enough power for about 100,000 homes.

Thermal analysis guide published

Morrison Hershfield’s anticipated Building Envelope Thermal Analysis (BETA) Guide is now available for public download through B.C. Hydro. Co-sponsored by BC Hydro Power Smart, Canadian Wood Council, Fortis BC, FPInnovations and Homeowner Protection Office, the guide’s goal is to address challenges facing the industry in terms of mitigating thermal bridging to reduce building’s energy consumption.

Wood design guide announced at timber conference

This week, industry experts gathered in Québec City for the World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE) and the launch of a technical guide for the design and construction of tall wood buildings in Canada.

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