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Why We Can’t Let Wastewater Go To Waste

“Out of sight, out of mind.” Such is the case for most of us when we flush a toilet. We’re unlikely to give the process another thought until something goes wrong – be it a clog or leak. But what if we could challenge ourselves to think about the waste cycle before a problem arises?

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The Bright Side of LEDs for Illuminating Cities

Canada’s capital city has been a global leader in streetlighting since the very beginning. In 1885, Ottawa was one of the first cities in the world to light all of its streets with electricity. Before that, streets were illuminated by oil-fueled lampposts that needed to be lit every night by streetlighters traveling on foot or horseback. Not surprisingly, electric streetlight fixtures soon became the standard in cities across the world.

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When you come across a dark country road, a dark alleyway or an unlit driveway, your defense instincts kick in and it can be unsettling. Whether walking or driving, we all take comfort in a little bit of light to reveal our surroundings and the reason is simple: light gives us the ability to see where we’re going and, therefore, provides us a sense of safety and control. This is why street lights make such a big difference to our nighttime driving and walking experience, and when a street light is burnt out, you notice.

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At Envari, knowledge is power

In May of 2018, we officially launched Envari. Since that time, we have solidified our role as energy transformation specialists and continue to identify new ways to leverage data to bring our customers savings, energy efficiency and environmental accountability.

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City has converted 50 per cent of its street lights to LED – so far

Envari’s LED streetlighting solution is one of the best long-term investments a municipality can make financially and environmentally. Our engineered design beautifies communities, promotes smart-connected infrastructure, and provides full wireless control of all streetlighting assets including status monitoring, communication and colour temperature. Every resident benefits from an investment like this.

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With Great Data Comes Greater Efficiency

With my sincere apologies to Sir Francis Bacon, Voltaire and Peter Parker’s Uncle Ben, if knowledge is power and with great power comes great responsibility, we at Envari believe that with great data comes greater efficiency.

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“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” —Jane Goodall