Industry Links

There are many ways that your business can save on energy costs – and we're here to help. These important industry links will give you the latest information and regulations you need to plan your energy strategy. Stop by often to see what’s new, and learn about the many energy saving opportunities.

We wish you every success with your business – and look forward to helping you reach your business goals.

Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE)

The Office of Energy Efficiency, part of Natural Resources Canada, has a mandate to strengthen and grow Canada's commitment to energy efficiency. The OEE manages programs aimed at the residential, commercial, industrial and transportation sectors and available to a range of energy users from individual consumers to school boards, hospitals and large corporations.

Ontario Energy Board (OEB)

The Ontario Energy Board regulates the province's electricity and natural gas sectors in the public interest. It envisions a healthy and efficient energy sector with informed consumers, and works towards this vision through regulatory processes that are effective, fair and transparent.

Ontario Power Authority

The Ontario Power Authority is responsible for ensuring a reliable, cost-effective and sustainable supply of electricity for Ontario. Its main activities are focused on strategic co-ordination of conservation efforts across the province, planning the power system for the long term and ensuring the development of needed generation resources.

Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Contractors of Canada (HRAC)

The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors of Canada (HRAC) is a national association representing contractor firms that sell, install and service heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) products and services to the Canadian market. HRAC is a division of the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), which includes manufacturers, wholesalers and others HVACR-related companies as members.

Nickle's Energy Group

Nickle's Energy Group was started in 1937 with the launch of the Daily Oil Bulletin, a newsletter about the Canadian oil and gas industry.  The company now publishes newsletters, directories, magazines, Web sites, show guides, and provides databases on companies and drilling activity. Nickle's is the place to find out about the Canadian oil and gas industry.

Canada-Ontario Business Service Centre (COBSC)

The COBSC is jointly managed by Industry Canada and the Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Business Services. The Centre provides access to accurate, timely and relevant information on programs, services and regulations of interest to Ontario businesses, including starting a business, business planning, financing, registering or incorporating a business, marketing, exporting and importing, being an employer and much more. The COBSC addresses business needs from start-up through to expansion, both regionally and globally.

Energy Star

Making your business more energy efficient with Energy Star can help to reduce energy costs, improve comfort and help to protect the environment. Improving energy efficiency is also an important first step for businesses interested in green remodeling. Energy Star can guide you in making your business more efficient, so you can increase profitability for many years to come.