Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Apr 24, 2019

MCEE 2019 logoThe winners of the New Products Competition at the MCEE 2019 trade show were announced tonight; innovative products that can increase the efficiency and safety of mechanical and electrical installations.

The jury has awarded the 2019 New Product Competition Grand Prize to Riello’s Array Condensing Boiler, which is also the winner in the category “Hydronic Heating and/or Air Conditioning Products”. 

The winning products can be seen in the New Product Showcase at MCEE 2019 on Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25 at Place Bonaventure in Montreal. The two-day trade show is Canada’s largest event for the plumbing, hydronics, HVACR, electrical and lighting industries.

Protective tools, hardware and equipmentfluke mcee

Fluke Corporation, T6-1000 Electrical Tester.

Booth 259

Software, controls and related components

HBX Controls Systems, SensorLinx Btu Metering System.

Booth 805 - Flexco

Water heaters (domestic water, space heating, and combo) – TWO WINNERS

IBC Technologies, SL Series G3 Condensing Boiler.

Booth 336

Rheem Canada, Professional Prestige Combination Boiler.

Booth 527

Exterior lighting products

Technilight, TLT8S SERIES LED Tube.

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Booth 286 - Voltech International

Interior lighting products

ABB Produits d'installation, Emergi-Lite, Série EHZ Emergency Lighting.

Booth 467

Forced air heating and/or air conditioning products

Mitsubishi Electric, HVRF - VRF Hybrid Air to Water Heat Pump.

Booth 545 - Enertrak

Hydronic heating and/or air conditioning products

Riello, Array Condensing Boiler.

Booth 861 - Services Énergétiques R. L.

Pipes, backflow preventers, cisterns and accessories

Rectorseal, Check-Flo Backwater Valve.

Booth 637

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Residential, commercial and institutional electrical products

Thermolec, DCC-9-BOX Energy Management System.

Booth 673 – RVE-Recharge Véhicule Électrique

Hydronic heating and/or air conditioning components

Smardt, Hi-Lift Chiller. 

Booth 545 - Enertrak

Forced air heating and/or ventilation and/or conditioning components

Aeroseal, Aeroseal Duct Sealant.

Booth 3004

Plumbing products and faucets

ALT, ThermOne Thermostatic Mixing Valve.

Booth 218 - Ad Waterscoldshrink mcee

Industrial electrical products

Richards Manufacturing, Cold Shrink Hammerhead Electrical Connector.. 

Booth 461 – 3M Canada

The New Product Showcase and Competition features more than 80 new products and technologies. Winners were selected by a panel of industry experts composed of:

  • Christelle Proulx, ing., representing the Order of Engineers of Quebec (OIQ);
  • Marc-Olivier de Tilly, ing., representing the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE);
  • Francis Lacharité, ing., representing the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE);
  • Jérôme Desjardins, representing the Corporation of Master Pipe Mechanics of Quebec (CMMTQ);
  • Imed Laouini, ing., representing the Corporation of Master Electricians of Quebec (CMEQ);
  • Antoine Rivard, ing. jr, representing the Corporation des entreprises de traitement de l'air et du froid (CETAF); andMihaï Pecingina, ing., representing the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). 

MCEE is produced by the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH), the Corporation of Master Pipe Mechanics of Quebec (CMMTQ), the Corporation of Master Electricians of Quebec (CMEQ), and the Corporation des entreprises en traitement de l’air et du froid (CETAF) with support from Electro Federation Canada (EFC). MCEE is the largest trade show for plumbing, HVACR, hydronics, electricity and lighting in Canada and a must-attend event for industry professionals.

For more information on the Product Showcase go HERE

For more information on MCEE go HERE

 

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ABB TXploreOn May 30, 2019, ABB was honoured with an Electrical Review Excellence award for its ABB Ability inspection for transformers – TXplore -- in the ‘Power Product of the Year’ category. Electrical Review is the leading electrical industry publication in the UK.

The judging panel, under the leadership of the highly-respected industry figure – Prof. Ian F. Bitterlin, Consulting Engineer and Visiting Professor at University of Leeds, was impressed by the capability of TXplore to make transformer inspection a much safer activity while also boosting asset availability for power grid operators.

 

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Lighting ProjectLocated at one of the busiest retail intersections in Montreal’s downtown core, 1411 Crescent is a beautiful art deco structure built in 1934. Four floors of offices sit above retail space on the northeast corner of Ste-Catherine Street. BTB Real Estate Investment Trust purchased the building in 2018 and with its own team growing, chose to move its company headquarters to the new space. They appreciated the charm of the building, and its ideal location in the Golden Square Mile.

To signify this important move, BTB REIT sought to enhance the building’s façade to make it more impactful on this vital city block.

 

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