Canadian Manufacturing

GBI acquires Energere and launches Ainsworth Energy & Technology Solutions

The newly acquired company has a team of approximately 100 persons, consisting of engineers, project managers, building system designers and energy analysts. 

February 10, 2022   by CM Staff

LASALLE — After its acquisition of Energere Inc., Ainsworth Inc. has launched a new business unit called Ainsworth Energy & Technology Solutions.

Ainsworth is a subsidiary of GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc.

Energere is an energy services company that offers energy efficiency advisory services, turnkey design-build projects, energy efficient street lighting and infrastructure management technologies.

The newly acquired company has a team of approximately 100 persons, consisting of engineers, project managers, building system designers and energy analysts.

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In its previous years of operation, Energere has been a collaborator with over 600 energy efficiency projects in institutional, municipal, commercial and industrial markets across Quebec.

“We are very excited about our partnership with Energere,” stated Claude Bigras, President and CEO of GDI in a statement.

“We view energy management and energy related technologies as key long-term drivers in the evolution of the real estate sector. Energere has grown into the leader in energy engineering and energy advisory in Quebec and we believe that their engineering capabilities can be leveraged across Ainsworth’s geographic platform. In fact, Energere has already assisted Ainsworth in securing energy related work in other regions in Canada.”

Bigras also stated that Ainsworth Energy & Technology Solutions will help GDI address the new challenges that their clients currently face as they confront climate change and global warming. He also said that GDI’s client’s continue to demonstrate a growing need for services and technologies that enable them to obtain data and real-time analytics and improve occupant experience.