News

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.

Oct 22, 2015

The Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC (FFSBC) was established over a decade ago as an independent non-profit organization with a mandate to conserve and enhance the freshwater fish resources of B.C. for the benefit of the public.

Sep 28, 2015

We are pleased to welcome Brenda Scott as a new member of our Energy Team. Brenda has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and started her professional career providing government funded energy audits for industrial companies while finishing her MBA in Guadalupe, Mexico.

Jun 12, 2015

Andrew Munro, Senior Electrical Designer at Prism Engineering, is the proud recipient of two awards from the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) this month: Illumination Awards of Merit for Lighting Control Innovation and Energy & Environmental Lighting Design. 

Jun 1, 2015

This year marks 25 years of business in BC for Prism Engineering. We are grateful to everyone that has played a role in building our business to where it is today. To our clients, staff, suppliers and contractors – thank you!  We could not have come this far without you. 

On May 7th, over 100 of our clients, staff and collaborators came together in Downtown Vancouver to celebrate this special milestone with an evening filled with food, drinks and reflections on building a company from the ground up.

Apr 27, 2015

Prism Engineering, under contract from NRCan, began delivering a two-day customized Dollar to $ense workshop across Alberta this month.  The workshop was designed with specific industry needs in mind, and includes examples of energy reports, FDD (fault detection) opportunities and case studies relevant for different audiences.  Workshop topics included Energy Rates, Spot the Energy Opportunities, Energy Monitoring, and Recommissioning (RCx).

Mar 18, 2015

We are pleased to welcome Baki Cvijetinovic as a new member to our Mechanical Team. Baki brings a strong background in mechanical design and implementation of plumbing, fire protection and HVAC systems as well as boiler and chiller plants retrofits.  He has worked on a full range of residential, commercial, and institutional projects for both the private and public sectors.  His design expertise is complemented with experience in project management, site supervision an

Mar 18, 2015

Mining operations are big energy users and mine operators can have significant impacts on how energy efficiently materials are processed. That’s why Prism Engineering has been working with Andrew Cooper, Energy Specialist at New Gold’s New Afton Mine to develop a comprehensive Energy + Engagement Action Plan for the Kamloops mine.

Feb 26, 2015

For several years, the BC Electrical Association has been offering a Basic Electricity course, led by industry professionals, to give entry level electrical knowledge and a broad overview of electricity and systems to new and junior employees working within the electrical industry.

Feb 8, 2015

Prism has been providing engineering services for BCIT for many years and as a part of BC Hydro’s Workplace Conservation Awareness program, our team has been supporting their goal of further embedding energy conservation into the culture of BCIT.

Dec 1, 2014

Prism and the PUMA team are excited to announce a new partnership with ENERGY STAR, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program that helps businesses and individuals across North America to leverage energy efficiency.

Oct 1, 2014

Vancouver Community College (VCC) is walking the talk when it comes to adopting environmentally sustainable practices. Committed to reducing their environmental impact, VCC has been working with Prism since 2013 through the BC Hydro Energy Manager program to reduce the amount of energy used on both campuses.

Sep 1, 2014

At Prism, we think about Strategic Energy Management as a holistic approach to managing energy in your organization. Managing energy successfully in an organization goes beyond simply knowing which equipment to buy and how to properly set controls. Instead, effectively managing the energy performance of BC's facilities requires thinking holistically about the organizational, technical and behavioural aspects of energy management.

Aug 1, 2014

New Gold’s New Afton Mine is a gold and copper mine located near Kamloops, BC. As with all mining operations, the site is large, with many buildings and structures located throughout. When New Gold approached Prism to design a lighting system for an occasional-use warehouse located away from the electrical distribution system, it was an opportunity to think outside the box.

Jul 1, 2014

Congratulations are in order for Stephen Kooiman, Mechanical Engineer at Prism Engineering, who has recently been elected as the new President of BC’s ASHRAE chapter.

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