Clean tech is Canada’s fastest-growing industry and perhaps its best-kept secret. According to Ottawa-based Analytica Advisors, which tracks and benchmarks the space, clean tech currently consists of about 700 companies in Canada, employing 41,000 people and generating $11.3-billion annually. Most of these companies are exporters, with 52% of sales outside of Canada and 42% outside of the U.S. …
Based Vancouver, B.C., dPoint develops and sells membranes and energy recovery technology that significantly improve the energy efficiency and air quality in buildings.
It has adapted its patented fuel-cell heat and humidity exchanger technology for use in energy recovery ventilator systems, which transfer heat and humidity between the intake and exhaust in a residential or commercial building’s ventilation system. More than 20 of the leading HVAC companies in North America, Europe, China and India, including Honeywell, Daikin and Goodman, are using dPoint membranes.