Green Government Facility Named Canada's Solar Project of the Year

Carmanah receives CanSIA Award for "Jean Canfield Building" Solar Power System

At the Jean Canfield Building's grand opening celebration this spring, the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada had declared the 500-person facility "one of the most environmentally friendly buildings ever constructed by the Government of Canada." Complementing the building's impressive list of environmental technologies and design efficiencies, the Carmanah grid-tied solar power system uses a 636-square meter rooftop array to generate up to 111,000 watts of electrical power from the sun's energy. A web-based interface displays key system information — including the amount of energy produced and greenhouse gases avoided — online ( and on a display screen in the lobby.

Case Construction Equipment announced today that it has launched an extensive redesign of its Web site ( to accommodate the needs of its global audience. Featuring a dramatic new look, robust content and an intuitive site structure, the optimized site provides streamlined navigation and useful resources for visitors to the site.

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