Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Ouellet Architectural Radiant PanelOuellet’s Architectural Radiant Panel generates clean, economical and enveloping warmth.

Stelpro Programmable Electronic ThermostatsHarmonious design, superior technology and safe operation merge in °STELPRO’s all-new programmable electronic thermostats for baseboards and convectors.

Limited Edition 50 Piece Wiha Tools with Veto Pro Backpack SetWiha Tools has teamed up with Veto Pro Pac to offer a limited-edition tool and tool storage set. they've combined the heavy-duty Veto Tech Pac Backpack Tool Bag with 50 premium quality Wiha Tools to include 7 Insulated SoftFinish® Screwdrivers, 3 Insulated Cushion Grip Pliers/Cutters, 6 Color-Coded Magnetic Nutsetters...

Intermatic Low-Profile Shorting Cap and Open Cap SolutionsIntermatic Incorporated today announced its new low-profile Shorting Cap (SK4500K) and Open Cap (OK4500R) solutions, two locking-type plug connectors that protect outdoor fixtures and help drive photocontrol ON/OFF patterns in multi-fixture installations.

Britech Self Regulating Heating CablesThe BRITECH PT - POWER TRACE system is ideal for frost protection, maintaining temperature and heat-up in pipes, tanks, vessels or at surfaces in non-ex areas and in explosive atmospheres for process industry. High output, high temperature, chemical resistant.

Dimplex Indoor/Outdoor Infrared HeaterThe precision-engineered Ceramic Glass Infrared Heater provides premium performance that heats as beautifully as it looks. Schott Nextrema® ceramic tinted glass combines high-temperature, thermal shock and chemical resistance, excellent infrared transmission, non-porous surface and attractive design.

Eagle Ductless Single Zone Heat Pump from OuelletA heat pump system produces about four times more heat than a traditional electric heating system for the same energy consumption, as well as offering the comfort of air conditioning during hotter weather.

Stelpro PRIMA Compact Baseboard HeaterThe PRIMA electric baseboard has a distinctive compact format that adapts to various applications without compromising on performance. Thanks to its safe and innovative housing design with concealed elements, it’s easy to clean and maintain. Sleek and elegant, PRIMA adds a modern touch to any room.

Acuity D Series LED FloodlightsFor the past eight years, the D-Series LED Floods have played a dual roll; providing a highly configurable, made-to-order specification-grade solution as well as a being a quality stock product with short-nomenclature versions. However, the market for floodlighting has shifted and therefore so should our strategy. 

EUREKA Area Product LineThe new Area offers slimmer profile, higher light output, more colors, mounting types and even an acoustic option. The revitalized Area provides designers a wide range of elegant lighting solutions.

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Government Relations Minister Lori Carr announced the transfer of gas and electrical licensing ...
IDEAL continues to recognize the essential work electricians are doing during this global crisis. ...
Total investment in building construction increased 60.1% to $13.4 billion in May, ...
IDEAL Industries recently put together a new supply catalogue focused on panel builders and ...
ECAO is piloting a young leaders group, named Future Leaders Advisory Council (FLAC).   ...
Cooper Lighting extends its commitment to education and support of its customers and specifiers. ...
Stay Wired to Win is a monthly at-home challenge designed to keep your competitive spark going ...
Join the Electrical Contractors Association of Ontario (ECAO) for a live webinar on July 7 at 2:00 ...
Following the latest COVID-19 announcements from the Ontario Government, ESA has decided to ...
Introducing Stay Wired to Win – a series of monthly at-home challenges designed to keep your ...


 

LDS Aug Products Eaton AL Series Dimmers 400Eaton's Wiring Devices AL series dimmers offer a versatile option for any dimming application - fine tune the dimming performance to match your exact needs and change colors as needed to suit any décor.

Color change kits come with three color faceplates, offering design flexibility within one product. Select models are available in 4 different color combination packs.

 

 


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ESAAs the government continues a gradual, staged approach to reopen Ontario, ESA is assessing how they can safely resume in-person classroom training while adhering to Ontario Public Health guidelines. ESA is continuing to monitor key public health indicators and Stage 3 restrictions as efforts begin to reschedule previously postponed in-person classroom courses.

If you are registered in a postponed ESA course, they will notify you in the next couple of weeks of the rescheduled date. Please note that online courses are continuing as scheduled.

 

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The code is a comprehensive document. Sometimes, it can seem quite daunting to quickly find the ...
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Pro Electric LLC had a customer that had just constructed a new horse barn and was looking to light ...
Appearing below is a fact sheet on electrical tool safety compiled by the Canadian Centre for ...
Any contractor who has been on the jobsite during a difficult wire pull can attest to the ...
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Case Study: EikoPro Electric LLC had a customer that had just constructed a new horse barn and was looking to light it quickly. The barn was designed to be lit with ten high bay lights for maximum efficacy and efficiency. Together with EiKO’s distributor partner, Platt Electric Redmond located in Redmond, Oregon, Pro Electric selected the EiKO 200W BAY-C high bay fixture, which puts out an impressive 30,000+ lumens at a 5000K color temperature. This high lumen output and the long life of the fixture – 72,000 hours – made it an ideal choice for the application.

Obviously, when lighting a barn, the security and safety of the animals, riders, and care givers is paramount. EiKO’s LED high bay products fill the space with light, eliminating shadows and blind spots.

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Value of Building Permits - JuneThe $687 million Oakridge Centre mixed use redevelopment project in the city of Vancouver helped raise the total national value of building permits 6.2% to $8.1 billion in June, to a level comparable to pre-COVID levels. Overall, seven provinces reported gains for the month.

Residential permits rise
The total value of residential permits was up 7.0% to $5.3 billion, with gains posted in six provinces. British Columbia posted its third largest value on record for residential permits in June, up 20.4% to $1.3 billion due to large projects such as the Oakridge Centre redevelopment. 

 

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Yard LightThe YDD-L is an energy-efficient dusk to dawn yard light. It was designed for barns and farms. It is a versatile and economic light source that is good on the environment and uses long-life LED’s. The YDD-L comes standard with photo control which helps to provide significant power savings.

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Polycarbonate diffused lens encloses high performance LEDs.

 

 

 

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Peers & Profiles

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At fourteen, Tom Miguel was sitting in the counselor’s office of Silverthorn Collegiate ...
Meredith Halfpenny is a Wind Site Technician with Boralex where she inspects, maintains, and ...
Rutul Bhavsar is a final year Electrical Engineering student at Mohawk College. He recently ...
Shannon Tymosko is a first-year apprentice with IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical ...
ELG Electric is an electrical contractor based out of Goderich, Ontario serving the area’s ...
Founded by Warren Osak, Electromate specializes in Robotic and Mechatronic Solutions, distributing ...
 Will West is a first-year apprentice working in the solar industry with Hakai Energy ...
“It’s definitely the Olympics of our trade,” said Lance Giesbrecht of the Ideal National ...
Tommy Carducci is a 14-year industry veteran working with Seneca Electrical and was one of 18 ...
Legend Power Systems is an innovative Canadian company headquartered out of Vancouver, B.C. Their ...


Tom MiguelBy Sarah PickardTom Miguel

At 14, Tom Miguel was sitting in the counselor’s office of Silverthorn Collegiate Institute in Etobicoke with his entire life ahead of him. In 1981, the world was changing, and like so many young men and women, he was faced with a world of choices that would go on to define both his career and his life.

It was in this office that some counsellor suggested becoming an electrician, and Tom’s interest was piqued. “I knew from that point on what field of studies I needed to focus on to become an electrician,” Tom said.

 

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Rutul Bhavsar 1 400By Blake Marchand

Rutul Bhavsar is a final year Electrical Engineering student at Mohawk College. He recently co-authored a whitepaper on Mohawk College’s Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation discussing the technologies utilized in the state-of-the-art zero-carbon/carbon-neutral facility. Rutul was the lead author on the project, supported by Dr. Mariano Arriaga, General Manager of Mohawk’s Energy and Power Innovation Centre (EPIC) and Dr. Tony Cupido Research Chair, Sustainability at Mohawk College. Rutul’s interests lie in the more progressive areas of the industry, automation, control, and energy efficient technologies.

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