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April 10 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 amFREE
Join the Mississauga and Brampton Boards of Trade for an event on Tuesday, April 10th 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 Ontario government to lead an education campaign to improve awareness of the Province’s energy conservation and cost-saving programs. 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
- Understand the scope of energy efficiency programs available for business
- Identify 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 (10:00 am – 11:00 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 Mississauga Know Your Power event will feature a workshop from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with energy experts Stephen Dixon and Garth White.
Stephen Dixon, B.Sc., M.A.Sc.
Stephen Dixon, has for over 27 years, provided energy management services to a broad range of industrial, commercial, institutional and utility organizations. Broadly recognized as a leader in energy management training, his focus is simple; to empower all that he works with to use energy more effectively by developing individual skills, organizational best practices and providing tools for energy management. Stephen, with more than 35 years of energy management experience, including 800+ energy assessments, over 1,700 energy management workshops, has inspired over 25,000 individuals from more than 1,000 organizations. Stephen holds a Master’s Degree in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor or Physics from the University of Prince Edward Island.
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.