Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

August 27, 2018

Simple. Secure. Smart.

Wirelessly control your lights from anywhere in your home.

Smart lighting is the new standard.

HALO Home is a flexible new approach to smart home lighting. Our system offers a range of Bluetooth fixtures, controls and accessories that work seamlessly together. From a single light to an entire home, your smart lighting search starts and ends here.

Halo Home provides Smart lighting solutions for the whole home.

Today, homeowners expect lighting that fits their lifestyle. The HALO Home system lets you easily build a lighting plan that meets your needs by enhancing home HaloHome_phone screen_group1.jpgsecurity, energy savings and aesthetics. No internet or hub required.

Set the scene and access lights via the HALO Home app on a smart device, with options for dimming, color adjustment, on/off functions and automatic scheduling.

Save energy with the ability to group, dim, and schedule an entire home’s lighting, HALO Home helps cuts back on wasted energy and money.

Boost security with HALO Home, to time their indoor and outdoor lighting to automatically turn on when they need it, with full control from anywhere with the Internet Access Bridge.

HALO Home offers lots of control options – from Bluetooth in-wall wired switches to Bluetooth-enabled wireless “anyplace” controls, user-friendly mobile apps, web application, or all the above. No internet connection or hub is required to get started; you can easily configure the lights using Bluetooth connection and any smart device. For customers who want to on-the-go control and Amazon Alexa, there’s the option to connect the Internet Access Bridge.

 Kitchen2.jpgThe days of walking across the room to turn on a light are long gone. You can do this (and much more) from your phone, with our easy-to-use mobile app for iOS and Android.

No internet or hub is needed to get started. The app saves the user’s preferences and settings to their device, so programming goes off without a hitch -- with or without the Internet, or even having the phone nearby.

And for those who want to control it all from anywhere, there’s the Internet Access Bridge. This allows for global access and 24/7 clock synchronization via the home’s wireless network and the option to add voice control with Amazon Alexa.

Halo Home offers a complete solution with its Smart Lighting Fixtures, including the  Halo Home RL smart downlight and a range of  security flood and motion fixtures. 

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Schneider Electric

June 25, 2018

Sponsored by Schneider Electric

Today we are all concerned with the energy we consume within our homes. But how many truly understand the ins and outs of home energy use, and where exactly does the electrician and the development of energy management systems come into play. There is much to consider when discussing home energy use. The consumer first off needs to be informed about energy use, how it is calculated and ultimately billed if they are to make changes to their energy consumption rates. But in terms of educating consumers does the residential electrician have a role? And beyond that are manufacturers developing products designed to help electricians and consumers better understand residential energy use? Throughout this article we will deal with each of these important questions.

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Masterpact MTZ is the latest in a series of circuit breaker innovations, following Masterpact M, and then Masterpact NT/NW.

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Jeremy Herrington

Total Electrical Solutions was founded in 2013 by Jeremy Herrington in Quispamsis, on the outskirts of Saint John, New Brunswick. Since 2013 Jeremy has steadily grown Total Electrical Solutions in the residential, commercial and construction sectors. The growth is primarily the result of Jeremy’s customer first philosophy, plus his over 20 years of industry experience.

Jeremy grew up learning about the industry from his father who was an electrical contractor. Jeremy spent his early years helping and watching his father as a contractor and business owner. After high school Jeremy was, like many, not wholly aware of the course he wished to take and so he began an electrical apprenticeship at his father’s company.

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