November 14, 2018 – Schneider Electric Canada has launched the Wiser Energy system to offer real-time monitoring of residential energy use, so homeowners can better control their electrical consumption and maximize their savings.
November 13, 2018 – Fluke, which develops test and measurement tools and software for electricians and other professionals, is celebrating its 70th anniversary.
November 9, 2018 – Electric heater manufacturer Convectair, based in Sainte-Thérèse, Que., has hired Jean-Christophe Samson as a sales representative for the island of Montreal.
November 9, 2018 – Lighting manufacturer Standard Products, headquartered in Saint-Laurent, Que., has moved its sales office in Mississauga, Ont., to a new location.
November 8, 2018 – A fatal fall for an electrician has resulted in a $150,000 fine for Vollmer, a multi-trade (including electrical) construction contractor based in Windsor, Ont.
November 7, 2018 – ABB Installation Products (formerly Thomas & Betts) in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., has introduced a comprehensive technical guide for product selection and installation for cable tray systems.
November 6, 2018 – Meltric has expanded its portfolio of hazardous location devices with the addition of 13 CSA-rated electrical plugs and receptacles.
October 31, 2018 – Pioneer Dry Type Group has introduced medium-voltage transformer/interrupter switch assemblies to ensure safe and reliable fault protection and switching for unit substations.
October 31, 2018 – Beghelli Canada, based in Markham, Ont., has launched the LEDLumina BS400, a new luminaire designed to light up parking garages, among other environments, to increase safety and comfort for users.
October 31, 2018 – The annual North American Meeting of AD’s Electrical Supply Division (NAM ESD) wrapped up today in Grapevine, Texas. As in past years, one of the highlights was the AD Spirit of Independence awards dinner.
October 31, 2018 – Michael Gentile, president and CEO of Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), will retire at the end of 2018, after 14 years with the company.
October 31, 2018 – Stelpro, which manufactures electric heating equipment and controls, is investing $24 million over three years to increase production capacity and overall productivity at its plant in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Que.
October 25, 2018 – Ontario’s government plans to cut some of the regulations affecting the province’s skilled trades and apprenticeship system and proposes to wind down the Ontario College of Trades (OCoT).
October 24, 2018 – Leviton has introduced the Decora Smart Mini Plug-In Outlet with Wi-Fi technology to help turn any lamps, small appliances or electronics into ‘smart’ devices by enabling remote on/off control.
October 24, 2018 – ERP Power and Elemental LED have introduced the JVLM Series, which they claim is the world’s smallest UL-listed junction box and driver combination, designed for electricians to simplify installation of code-compliant architectural, commercial, retail and hospitality linear lighting applications.
October 23, 2018 – Stelpro, which designs and manufactures electric heating baseboards, fan heaters, convectors, heating cables and electronic controls in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Que., has appointed Simon Fitzgeorge sales manager for the Prairies territory.
CanWEA Operations and Maintenance Summit
January 29-30, 2019
EIAA Annual Technical Conference
February 1-2, 2019
IES Ottawa Lighting and Lighting Controls Trade Show
February 21, 2019