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Four ways LAS can support your Energy Plan!

Posted: January 30, 2019
Tagged As: Energy Conservation and Demand Management Plans, Energy Planning, EPT, LAS Programming


Despite the provincial election and repeal of the Green Energy Act in 2018, all public sector organizations are still required to report consumption annually and update energy plans every five years.  In December 2018, legislation was passed to shift the energy reporting function to O.Reg. 507/18 under the Electricity Act.  The next deadline is July 1 2019 which requires an update of the 5-year Corporate Energy Plans. With this in mind, we are doing our best to equip our members with the tools and confidence to update their own plans.  Here are four LAS initiatives that you may want to consider.

A Year in Review

Posted: December 19, 2018
Tagged As: About LAS, LAS Programming

As the holidays approach and 2018 draws to a close, it is always a good chance to reflect on the work that organizations have accomplished over the course of a year, and of course the excitement of more to come!
 

Aging Infrastructure Can Hit People Where They Live

Posted: August 22, 2018
Tagged As: LAS Programming, Sewer & Water Line Warranty

Recent studies show water main break rates have increased 27% over the last six years.  Help your residents address their aging private infrastructure with an affordable third-party warranty offering from LAS and Service Line Warranties of Canada.

Quick Rundown of 2018 AMO Conference

Posted: August 15, 2018
Tagged As: About LAS, Asset Management, Digital, Events, Federal Gas Tax, Government, Investments, LAS Programming, Legislation & Regulation, Municipal Infrastructure, Risk Management, Roads Assessment, Waste Management

The 2018 AMO Conference is days away.  Get a sneak peak at all of the AMO, LAS, and MEPCO related sessions over the course of Conference.

What Can Asset Management Deliver?

Posted: August 08, 2018
Tagged As: Asset Management, Investments, LAS Programming, Municipal Infrastructure, Roads Assessment

Doing Asset Management is simple. Doing it well is not.  We all manage our assets, but have we adopted Asset Management as a decision making tool that helps us know every dollar spent contributes to our vision and strategic priorities?

LAS Facility Lighting Expansion

Posted: July 25, 2018
Tagged As: Asset Management, Electricity, Energy, Energy Bills, Energy Conservation and Demand Management Plans, Energy Planning, LAS Programming, LED, Office Lighting, Recreational Lighting

Back in May, LAS hinted at expanding our Recreation Facility LED Lighting Service.  Today, we begin to roll this out a little more by providing some descriptions and images of the new types of lighting that will be available to municipalities.

Top 10 Reasons to Attend an LAS Town Hall

Posted: February 21, 2018
Tagged As: About LAS, Events, LAS, LAS Programming

LAS Town Hall sessions return in the spring of 2018.  Whether your municipality makes use of many of our programs or none at all, there are plenty of reasons to come out to this year’s sessions.  Here are just 10 of them.

PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT: Sewer and Water Line Warranty Service

Posted: November 01, 2017
Tagged As: LAS Programming, Municipal Infrastructure, Sewer & Water Line Warranty

Homeowners insurance can safeguard a house from theft, fire, and even natural disasters.  But insurance generally only covers the physical structure of the home and the contents inside of it.  What about the underground infrastructure that connects the home to municipal water and sewer lines?  Discover how LAS' Sewer & Water Line Warranty Service can save your residents thousands should these critical lines fail.

Five Benefits of a Group Benefits Plan

Posted: October 04, 2017
Tagged As: Group Benefits, LAS Programming

A well-designed group benefits plan offers employees the protection they deserve and can make your workplace an attractive and satisfying place to work.  Without one, your organization may be selling itself short.  Discover the benefits of offering a Group Benefits plan to your employees.

Thaw Frozen Water Laterals Quickly with an SLWC Warranty

Posted: September 27, 2017
Tagged As: LAS Programming, Sewer & Water Line Warranty

You'd never know it from the weather, but winter is right around the corner.  Find out how providing your residents with an optional Service Line Warranties of Canada warranty could save them time and money when it comes to thawing frozen water laterals.

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