Earth Rangers Centre Tour 2014

This article from Insight-as-a-Service takes readers on a tour of the sustainable technology used in the Earth Rangers Centre (ERC) and looks at how ERC staff  and partners are finding new opportunities for efficiency improvements. Home of the Earth Rangers kid’s conservation organiza
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Next steps to reach net-zero energy status

If you saw our last newsletter, you know we are working with CanMET ENERGY, a division of Natural Resources Canada, to further our energy conservation efforts. Our goal – to reach net-zero energy status.  What does that mean for us? Using our energy management information system we ca
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Schneider Electric and Earth Rangers Receive Global “One” Award

Global One trophy
The ONE Trophy campaign is an internal Schneider Electric competition that showcases key projects and initiatives which support Schneider’s business integration efforts. These efforts are focused in three focus areas: One Team, One Solution Provider, and Planet & Society.
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Greenbuild Expo

Greenbuild tour
We were happy to have had the opportunity this fall to participate on the trade show floor of the Greenbuild Expo, the worlds’ largest green building conference. Hundreds of delegates came to see how the partnership between Earth Rangers and Schneider Electric is helping to push
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Our Energy Report Card

live data
This summer’s heat was handled efficiently at the ERC. How efficiently? We used the traditional refrigeration equipment for only 3 days the entire summer!  How did we accomplish this? By cooling directly with the ground and using the building automation system to ideally control
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How to Build your Own Preventative Maintenance Program

Mobile building automation
The Earth Rangers facility team has developed some unique solutions to building operations problems. We are going to use our building tour and this newsletter to share some of these innovations. The first in this series is our Preventative Maintenance Program, which Brett Sverkas, our
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2011 Energy Savings

Data visualization
The Earth Rangers Centre facility team had a target of 10% energy savings for the 2011 calendar year over 2010. The numbers are in, and we surpassed our goal! We achieved a 17.8% savings over 2010, despite an increase in heating requirements. This equates to 123,000 kWh, enough power
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