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April 17 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 amFREE
Join the Brantford-Brant Chamber of Commerce for an event on Tuesday April 17th to learn about practical energy cost-saving programs that are available for businesses in Ontario.
The event will bring together representatives from your local distribution company, natural gas distributor and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), along with businesses and community leaders from the region, to share information about available energy-saving programs and how to enroll. You will also have the opportunity to network with other local job creators who are interested in giving their businesses a competitive edge through energy efficiencies and retrofits, and hear success stories from those who have already benefited.
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has partnered with the Ministry of Energy to lead an education campaign to improve awareness of energy conservation and cost saving programs available in Ontario. The Know Your Power initiative is a one-stop shop for information on energy-saving programs and opportunities to improve your energy efficiency that will help businesses identify measures to help reduce electricity bills and conserve energy.
Who Should Attend?
- Businesses of all sizes and sectors starting their energy efficiency journey
- Energy managers
- Energy consultants
- Qualified energy efficient contractors
- Local utility companies and municipalities
- Scope of energy efficiency programs available for business
- Which program would be beneficial to your organization and how to apply
- Learn from the stories of local businesses that have participated in programs
Energy Support Workshop (9:30 am – 10:30 am)
Join us after the event for a 1-hour technical workshop with local energy experts. This session is designed to provide you with extra support and an opportunity to learn energy management best practices, how to prioritize energy efficiency projects, discuss your energy challenges, and learn how to use more tools to help you improve your energy efficiency and save.
The Brantford-Brant Know Your Power event will feature a workshop from 9:30 am to 10:30 am with energy expert Garth White.
Garth J. White CEM, CDSM, CEA, IE, CME, Master Electrician
Garth White practices as a freelance energy management coach as principal of Qui Tunc Inc.
He serves a diverse portfolio of organizations, including a plethora of governmental agencies, energy suppliers, market authorities, NGOs and other consultants toward effective demand-side management strategies, prudent conservation programs and lucrative cost-avoidance initiatives.
Also, Garth has encouraged and inspired tens of thousands of energy end-users to appreciate and integrate better energy management practices and sustainability related measures.
He has actively participated in many hundreds of energy end-use and management system assessments and facilitated in excess of fifteen hundred energy management workshops and educational interventions spanning across four continents.
In 2000, Garth was awarded Certified Energy Manager accreditation by the Association of Energy Engineers, of which he was also designated a Life Member.