Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

 

April 27, 2017

MCEE 2017 New Product Competition Winners AnnouncedA special jury of industry experts has chosen the winners of the New Product Competition at MCEE 2017, Canada's largest mechanical, electrical and lighting expo.

All 120 new products, as well as the 13 winners, were on display at MCEE 2017, which took place April 26-27 at Place Bonaventure in Montreal. The event typically attracts 6,000 visitors and 400 exhibitors.

According to the jury, the winners of the new product competition stand out from their competition by demonstrating an exceptional commitment to research and innovation. They offer new solutions for MCEE visitors to increase their efficiency, productivity and income.

Listed below are the product categories, winners, and the winning products.

Residential, commercial and institutional electrical products: Legrand — Wiremold Outdoor Charging Station

Industrial electrical products: Kohler — KD Diesel Generator Set

Tools, hardware and protective equipment: Fluke Electronics Canada — Fluke 279 FC Thermal Multimeter

Ventilation (supply and exhaust): Swegon (Enertrak) — Gold RX Air handling Unit

Forced air heating and/or air conditioning products: Mitsubishi Electric — Zuba-Multi Heat Pump

Heating and/or air conditioning hydronic products: Viessmann Manufacturing Company Inc. — Vitocrossal 300, CA3 Condensing Boiler

Heating and/or air conditioning hydronic components: Calefactio — The ONE Expansion Tank

Water heaters (domestic water, space heating, and combo): Eemax Inc. — AutoBooster Extra Water Heater

Sanitary fixtures and faucets: Moen — U by Moen Digital Shower Controller

Pipes, devices, cisterns and accessories: Hilti Canada Corp. — Firestop Cable Disc CFS-D 1”

Software, controls and related components: Taco (Canada) Ltd. — SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control

Interior lighting products: Acuity Brands Lighting — Rubik Lighting System

Exterier lighting products: Cree Canada — RSW Series Streetlight

 

EFCElectro‐Federation Canada (EFC) and Cámara Nacional de Manufacturas Eléctricas (CANAME) of Mexico, have submitted joint recommendations to their respective governments to safeguard future trade in North America.

The recommendations call on the strong need for governments to retain, modernize and improve the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in order to increase market access, reduce business costs and improve global competitiveness.

Read more: EFC NAFTA Recommendations...

 

CSA

Now in its 24th edition, the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I includes a number of significant updates and changes to better help electrical workers in the safe maintenance of electrical equipment and create safer electrical installations.

This edition features important revisions to many sections. For example, Section 26 now mandates the use of tamper-resistant receptacles in additional areas where children may be present. Section 62 now requires ground fault circuit interrupter protection for heating devices and controls in proximity to tubs, sinks, and shower stalls. Section 10 has been updated, reorganized, and significantly reduced in length.

 Read more...

 



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