Dec 12, 2017

The end of 2017 marks the end of the first year of FCM’s Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (MCIP), a five-year, $75-million program designed to encourage Canadian municipalities to better prepare for and adapt to the new realities of a changing climate.  

Nov 30, 2017

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: 23rd Conference of the Parties took place this past November in Bonn, Germany and was presided over by the Government of Fiji. With over two weeks of events and negotiations, we’ve put together a quick highlights reel.

Nov 15, 2017

In early November, Prism had the privileged of presenting at the inaugural Greener Facilities Conference in Edmonton, Alberta. The conference focused on identifying and implementing energy and greenhouse gas emission reduction projects that lead to greener facilities.  Prism’s Sam Thomas spoke about “How to Minimize Energy Waste Using a Building Control System”.

Aug 28, 2017

Earlier this month, Prism’s Robert Greenwald joined Kim Rudd, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, and other industry leaders in a discussion about the future of clean energy in Canada. The discussion took place as part of the Government of Canada’s Generation Energy project, an initiative to engage with individual Canadians, stakeholders and experts about how we make, move, and use energy in the future.

Jul 5, 2017

Providing quality services is one of Prism's Core Values. In order to track and continously improve our quality assurance standards, we have sought certification under the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) Organizational Quality Management (OQM) Program.

May 29, 2017

Prism Engineering’s PUMA software records utility data for thousands of accounts every month.  With over 15,000 utility accounts, the PUMA database is a comprehensive dataset of utility consumption and building performance in BC and across Canada. 

This is the fourth year that we’ve produced benchmarking summaries for three key sectors using some of the data we collect.  This year’s summaries compare results from:

Apr 12, 2017

Prism Engineering is pleased to announce that Douglas Spratt has joined Prism’s Mechanical Team as a Senior Mechanical Engineer.

About Douglas Spratt, M.Sc., P.Eng., LEED AP, FEC, MBA

Mar 31, 2017

At Prism Engineering, our professionals have created hundreds of Energy Star Portfolio Manager (ESPM) accounts, and have completed the training programs offered by the US EPA.  Prism’s qualified energy management professionals and energy engineers can verify your ESPM building accounts to ensure you’re getting value out of the benchmarking tool.

Feb 28, 2017

As we get ready to celebrate our 27th year in business, our success in helping organizations save energy continues to be dependent on our most important asset: our people. In the past year, our team has grown to over 40 staff, all of whom come to our company with different professional and cultural experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives.

Jan 24, 2017

In January, Prism President Robert Greenwald travelled to Edmonton to take part in the Alberta Energy Efficiency Alliance (AEEA) event, Launching Energy Efficiency in Alberta. The full day event brought together representatives from government, industry, consulting, and non-profit sectors.

Dec 13, 2016

As the holiday season is now upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our business. In this festive time of year, we’d like to say thank you for your support and partnership, we look forward to continuing our work with you in the year ahead.

Nov 18, 2016

Prism’s Kootenay office recently moved to a new location. Sam Thomas and our Nelson branch are now located at 202A – 330 Baker St. For full contact information, click here. To celebrate the move, we hosted an office warming party with clients and new neighbours.

Oct 28, 2016

This month, Prism delivered the first of two 2-day Summits as part of BC Hydro and FortisBC’s Energy Wise Network program. The Energy Wise Network is a newly formed conservation community comprised of a diverse group of BC organizations focused on saving energy through staff behaviour change and awareness programs.

Sep 30, 2016

This month, a Chinese delegation from the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) had the opportunity to visit Prism’s Burnaby office. Their visit included a presentation by Prism President, Robert Greenwald, about our holistic approach energy management and how we demonstrate our approach in-house with our Advanced Energy Office.

Aug 30, 2016

Prism Engineering Ltd. is proud to partner with the Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET) to deliver Dollars to $ense (D2$) energy management workshops. Beginning this fall, Prism President Robert Greenwald and Founder Brian O’Donnell join a team comprised of some of Canada’s most capable and experienced energy-management trainers who will be delivering the workshops across the country.

Jun 8, 2016

We are pleased to welcome Pani Pasbanpoo as a new member of our Mechanical Team. Pani lived and worked in Tehran before moving to Vancouver. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Guilan and a Master’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Science and Technology of Iran. Pani brings significant experience in plumbing and HVAC systems design to Prism.

May 20, 2016

On post-secondary campuses, computers can be a big contributor to energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  By adjusting power settings on computers and monitors to be as close to actual usage as possible, VCC’s IT Team is helping to significantly reduce energy consumption at the Broadway and Downtown campuses.

Apr 18, 2016

Prism Engineering was well represented at last month’s GLOBE conference, North America’s largest and most influential sustainable business leadership summit. Our President, Robert Greenwald attended a variety of sessions including the keynote address given by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a speech delivered by Premier Christy Clark. 

Oct 22, 2015

Two additional BC School Districts are now using PUMA (Prism Utility Monitoring and Analysis) to help them manage their energy and utility costs. PUMA is pleased to welcome School District 43 – Coquitlam and School District 92 – Nisga’a as new clients.

Oct 22, 2015

Robert Greenwald, President of Prism Engineering, joined other industry experts to choose winners for the prestigious BOMA Canada National Awards.The awards, which recognize excellence in the Canadian real estate industry, were given out during a Sept 17th Gala held in Quebec City.