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Read about our company's latest news, events, and promotions.

August 2, 2022
2 Minute Read

New clean building tax credit for B.C. property owners

A new clean building tax credit will make energy retrofits for affordable by allowing for owners of commercial & multi-residential properties to save 5% on retrofits

June 30, 2022
4 Minutes

How to earn revenue with EV charging at retail locations

ChargePoint provides tips for how companies can attract drivers and grow revenue at retail locations with EV Charging and loyalty programs

June 9, 2022
5 Minute Read

Considerations for EV Charging at fuel & convenience retail locations

ChargePoint discusses 7 considerations for successful EV charging site design at fuel and convenience retail locations

June 17, 2022
5 Minute Read

Hotel Lighting Guide

Decorative lighting and functional lighting serve their purpose in hotels and if utilized correctly, can help modernize your hotel to look clean, modern, and welcoming.

June 15, 2022
3 Minute Read

What is Level 1, 2, and 3 EV Charging?

What is the difference between Level 1, 2, and 3 EV Charging, and which is the best option for my home or business?

June 1, 2022
2 Minute Read

Support Your EV Charging Investment with ChargePoint's Carbon Monetization Program

BC's Low Carbon Fuel Standard Program is making it easy for EV Charger owners to earn money for providing charging services

May 6, 2022
2 Minute Read

Case Study: End Of The Roll

LED conversion for End Of The Roll carpet & flooring store in Richmond, BC.

April 27, 2022
3 Minute Read

EV Case Study: Wall Centre - False Creek

Installation of two dual port ChargePoint charging stations for residents of Wall Centre in False Creek.

April 25, 2022
5 Minutes

Earth Day 2022: Small But Actionable Steps We Can Take Everyday

Taking care of the earth is not just a responsibility, but a necessity. There are small things we can do everyday that can make an impact over time

June 17, 2022
3 Minute Read

LED Warehouse Lighting Guide

A step-by-step guide on how to plan for upgrading your warehouse with LED lighting fixtures.

March 11, 2022
5 Minute Read

Why Alberta Electricity Bills are Getting Higher - and What you can do About It

The average cost of electricity per month in Alberta has been climbing higher in the past months. So what can you do about it?

March 31, 2022
3 Minute Read

Converting from Traditional to LED Lighting

When switching from traditional to LED lighting, the focus becomes less on wattage and more on lumens as an accurate measure of brightness and efficiency.

February 17, 2022
5 Minute Read

Stanpro: Grocery Store Lighting Guide

Grocery store lighting cleverly enhances the beauty of food and attracts the consumer’s attention to particularly well-displayed products

March 2, 2022
5 Minutes

Increasing Your Property Value with EV Chargers

With the expected increase of Electric Vehicles on the road over the next decade, the availability of public EV Charging stations will becoming increasingly important

July 18, 2022
5 Minute Read

A Summary of EV Charger Rebates for Businesses & Homes in Canada

A comprehensive list of the current EV Charger rebates available across Canada for businesses, multi-family properties and single-family homes

January 31, 2022
2 Minute Read

Benefits of LED Lighting in Parking Garages

There are an array of benefits when it comes to lighting up your parking garage with LED's

May 6, 2022
5 Minute Read

Stanpro: Retail Lighting & The Customer Experience

How the right lighting can influence your customers experience in a retail setting

April 29, 2022
2 Minute Read

Our Edmonton Branch is Moving!

To serve you better with even more space, our Edmonton branch is moving to a new warehouse in May

April 25, 2022
2 Minute Read

Strata Council & Property Managers EV Charging Checklist

Metro Vancouver's 4 step process to installing an electric vehicle in your building

November 18, 2021
3 Minute Read

EV Case Study: Lakeside Terrace

Electrical Upgrade and ChargePoint EV Charger installation at Lakeside Terrace, the 2nd largest Strata complex in BC.

November 18, 2021
2 Minute Read

EV Case Study: Altamonte

Swtch EV Charger Installation at Altamonte, a large condo building in Coquitlam

November 18, 2021
2 Minute Read

New Rebates for Eligible EV Chargers

British Columbians wanting to charge their electric vehicles (EVs) at their condo or at work can access further funding for EV Chargers.

November 18, 2021
2 Minute Read

EV Case Study: Buchanan Towers

Chargepoint EV Charging Station installation at Buchanan Towers; a large Strata in North Burnaby.

May 6, 2022
4 Minute Read

Case Study: Coca-Cola Warehouse - Winnipeg

How one lighting retrofit in 2018 turned into a 3-year project to update emergency lighting and the remaining pick rooms at Coca-Cola Winnipeg.

October 28, 2021
4 Minute Read

New EV Chargers Coming to British Columbia

The Government of Canada is making it easier for Canadians to drive electric and transforming the way Canadians get to where they need to go.

May 6, 2022
2 Minute Read

Lighting Up New Developments: Oak + Park

The Solutions team at Commercial Lighting worked with Alabaster Homes to create a unique lighting layout for this beautiful development.

January 7, 2022
5 Minute Read

A Global Perspective on Charging Achievements

Electric mobility has been a hot topic as part of the solution to the global pollution problem.

October 28, 2021
5 Minute Read

From Illumination to EV Charging

How and why we've transitioned from selling traditional lighting to energy management solutions

May 6, 2022
2 Minute Read

Lighting Up New Developments: 1555 West Eighth

The Solutions team at Commercial Lighting worked with Kenstone Development to create a unique lighting layout for this spectacular development.

May 6, 2022
3 Minute Read

Case Study: Jericho Tennis Club

LED Conversion for the underground parkade & exterior fencing at Jericho Tennis Club in Vancouver, BC