Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Eaton

 

The HALO Home smart LED floodlight incorporates Bluetooth® Mesh technology into a durable, twin head design for an advanced outdoor lighting solution built for high performance.

 

 

Douglas Lighting Controls

 

Douglas Lighting Controls 8700 series light switches provide control over facility lighting via momentary relay-direct functionality. 8700 series switches are used in small to medium sized applications that use Douglas Lighting Controls LitePak, small or satellite relay panels and where straight forward lighting control functionality is required.

 

 

Contraste

 

With 4 wattage options (20W, 28W, 36W, 40W) and lumen outputs ranging from 2,000 to 5,000 lumens, the Adjustable HexaLED 2.0 exceeds Energy Star® requirements and are ideally suited to best-in-class energy-efficient lighting designs and LEED® certified buildings.

 

 

BL Lighting

 

BL areaBEAM BX Series are a family of high-performance box floodlight luminaires suitable for indoor and outdoor applications requiring a uniform, and high lumen output. Being low-voltage, the BX2 Series is a highly flexible, controllable projector available in a variety of beam angles and colour options.

 

 

Premise

 

The LHB-Series Linear High Bay luminaire provides high efficacy and energy savings to projects that require optimized lighting in high ceiling and aisle applications. It is the energy efficient replacement for traditional fluorescent fixtures and HID high bays.

 

 

Lumca

 

Our Concept series provides proven LED technology in over 100 different models that can provide up to 70% in energy savings. Thanks to the ultimate flexibility of our Concept series, you can mix and match any luminaire part, from top to bottom! Customize your luminaire—without the bill!

 

 

Uni-Bond Lighting

 

Features: NEW Integrated COB LED for uniform light spread. Adjustable Stainless Steel Mounting Bracket. Pressure Relief Vent to reduce condensation. Lens can melt snow and ice

 

 

Philips

 

The Philips Gardco EcoForm Gen-2 luminaire features narrow spectrum amber LEDs combined with special shielding, making it a wildlife friendly lighting solution. EcoForm features an innovative retrofit arm kit, simplifying site conversions to LED by eliminating the need to drill additional holes...

 

 

Liteline

 

Sigma2 LED fixture features a small aperture and small profile, allowing for installation in small spaces in various applications. The retrofit design of this fixture makes for easy installation into virtually any space.

 

 

Magic Lite

 

Low Voltage Mini Flood Lights provide exceptional illumination in a variety of beam spreads and colors and are IP65 rated for outdoor applications. Low Voltage LED Mini Floods provide an extra degree of safety working on Class 2, 24 Volt DC power supplies and are suitable for wet location applications.

 

 

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Electrician Forum Brought to you by Schneider Electric

As industry experts you know the products you use everyday better than anyone and should have input on what information you receive about products and what could improve them.

Therefore, we want your insight on the biggest challenges or issues you face when installing loadcentres, breakers (CAFI, GFI's…) and other surge protection devices. We ask that you do not provide product specific details but rather your general issues and concerns or any questions that have come to mind while working with these product types. Provide us with your valued expert insight into the issues you have faced so manufacturers can better inform you about the installation and use of these products. Lets generate some discussion that will help guide the Industry.

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Codes and Regulations Brought to You by the CSA Group

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Cloud

There has been a lot of talk about cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) models these days but both are relatively new to the lighting industry. Let’s take a look at what they are as well as their roles in commercial lighting.

What is cloud computing?

Cloud computing is the on-demand delivery of compute power, database storage, and applications via the Internet with pay-as-you-go or subscription-based pricing. Cloud computing means that instead of all the computer hardware, software, and data that you are using sitting somewhere inside your company’s network, it’s provided and managed for you as a service by another company and you access it over the Internet. 

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Tools for the Trade

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Latest Articles

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Lumens

This article is an excerpt from a technical brief, “Understanding LM-80, Lumen Maintenance, and LED Fixture Lifetime,” by Philips Color Kinetics.

Test results of lumen maintenance in conventional and LED light sources differ considerably. This is known as the lumen maintenance gap. These tests are performed to determine the useful life of a light source. But how do we compare lighting technologies satisfactorily if test results of a same designation do not mean the same thing? These lumen maintenance measurement distinctions are those we will examine in this article, as a clear understanding of this gap will have a significant impact on the installation, maintenance and replacement cost calculations of lighting products.

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Peers & Profiles

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Jean-Marc Myette

By Line Goyette

Meeting people in our industry often comes with surprises. This was the case with Jean-Marc Myette, Business Development Manager of ABB’s Electrification Products Division and chair of the Board of Electro-Federation Canada’s Quebec section. Not only does he know the electrical industry down to the most minute product and technological innovations, he is also a professional car racer on sabbatical, and someone very involved in his business community and personal life.

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