Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Audacy

 

The SCDMET-1000 Metal External-Mounted Luminaire Controller by IDEAL is an AC-powered, wireless lighting control device that is part of the Audacy Wireless Controls system.

 

 

Mersen

 

Mersen's Surge-Trap Type 1 SPD is a fail-safe and economical solution for applications that require a NEMA-style SPD. It is UL 1449 Fourth Edition approved and offers a wide range of voltage configurations, features, and accessories to meet all needs in its class. Features Mersen's patented TPMOV technology inside, ensuring the safest product available.

 

 

SPI

 

The WR-6161 is a magnetic latching relay. When it receives a momentary polarized pulse from a two-wire relay control system, it provides a permanent On/Off control of lighting and other electrical loads. Its state remains until the coil is re-magnetized.

 

 

Delta Controls

 

The CLCSWT Dataline Switch uses capacitive touch technology to eliminate the lifecycle issues usually present in mechanical switches. The touch areas can be user configured for 1, 2, 4 and 8 buttons per gang and fit in a standard décor style switch plate cover to allow for whatever look the designer wants.

 

 

LED Retro

 

Standard has introducts a new easy way to retrofit your existing recessed lights.

 

 

 

Standard LED FLood

 

Standard's LED Flood Light series includes a robust die-cast aluminum housing with a powder coat finish combined with an IP65 rating that ensures resistance to cold and corrosion for a durable solution

 

 

Magic Lite

 

Tokistar Exhibitor Series is a wet-location festoon lighting system widely used in amusement parks, shopping centers, street decorations and promenades. Exhibitor fixtures may also be surface mounted to accent rooflines and other architectural features.

 

 

Lutron

 

HomeWorks QS, designed for exclusive homes, seamlessly integrates the control of electric lights and daylight, as well as integrates with audio/visual, security, and HVAC systems.

 

 

Eiko

 

Eiko's LED Advantage Filament 4.5W is a great addition to any home or business. It delivers a vintage golden glow and is full dimmable.

 

 

Philips

 

Lighting systems from Philips help people feel comfortable, productive, and safe. They beautify spaces and transform environments. Our lighting systems combine world-class traditional and LED luminaires with analog and digital controls that let you to deliver exactly the right illumination experiences, whenever and wherever you need them.

 

 

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Schneider Electric

For the eighth year in a row, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, participated as a proud sponsor in the 17th annual Tremblant 24h. With support from family, friends, employees, and the company, Schneider Electric Canada employees raised funds and presented a cheque for $101,840 to support local children’s causes. 

The company was one of 366 teams participating in this year’s events, which took place December 8 to 10 in Mont-Tremblant, Québec.

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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...

 

Codes and Regulations Brought to You by the CSA Group

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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.

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 Sean Freeman

Sean Freeman is a vibrant, enthusiastic and selfless individual who has taken his trade expertise beyond that of a simple career. Not only is he a Master Electrician but he has traveled around the world as an electrical technician delegate with the Red Cross Emergency Response Unit. His skills are a vital part of emergency response and disaster relief.

In 2013 Sean responded to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. In 2014 Sean spent almost a month in Kenema, Sierra Leone working at the Ebola Treatment Centre. There he was responsible for ensuring electricity and clean water were available, and worked to strengthen the infrastructure of the facility. 

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