Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Balluff

 

With our signaling and display devices, you know at all times where things stand with production and exactly where a tool is located. You can reliably monitor the state of machines and systems and display the sensor output signals.

 

 

Beghelli

 

The Planex® Muse is a tranquil extension of the existing Planex® family. This flat LED panel produces a natural ambiance by having calming, translucent images screened onto each panel. The Muse is designed to relax, amuse and provide an escape.

 

 

Viscor

 

Specification-grade, LED modular linear lighting luminaire. For use with indoor applications where continuous linear lighting is desired such as perimeter lighting applications.

 

 

Hubbell

 

With extensive lumen packages, best-in-class efficacy, and long-life for low total cost of ownership and integrated NX Distributed Intelligence™ lighting control options, the Peloton™ is your perfect choice for lighting up warehouses, gymnasiums, manufacturing and other light industrial applications.

 

 

Contraste

 

With 4 wattage options (20W, 28W, 36W, 50W) and lumen outputs ranging from 2,000 to 5,000 lumens, the Downlight HexaLED 2.0 exceeds Energy Star® requirements and are ideally suited to best-in-class energy-efficient lighting designs and LEED® certified buildings.

 

 

Luminis

 

Syrios Square LED, a complete family of high performance luminaires for interior/exterior applications. Available in 5", 6" and 8" square formats, the Syrios family blends with the traditional or contemporary architecture of schools, public spaces, office buildings, shopping centers and hospitals.

 

 

Lumenpulse

 

The Lumenbeam LBX Pendant is an IP66-rated suspended luminaire for high ceiling applications such as airport terminals and large public atriums. With a 120,000-hour L70 lifetime, the family has numerous options, including two outputs RO (140W) and HO (205W); optics for flood or accent lighting...

 

 

Delviro Energy

 

Add control to your farming with the DEL FARM vertical led grow light. This slim and striking fixture can shorten growth cycles, increase yields, reduce energy, and enable a more economic use of space. The DEL FARM will help any farm reach unprecedented lighting levels for your crops.

 

 

SGi Lighting

 

SGi’s 1 watt dimmable StarBurst LED Step Light promotes equal amounts of beauty and safety. Use them as LED stair lighting, LED walkway lighting or LED pathway lighting.

 

 

Magic Lite

 

Tri-Proof Lights are an attractive and durable lighting solution that can replace traditional linear fluorescent luminaires. Tri-Proof Lights are extremely rugged, resistant to heavy impacts, dust proof, water proof and vandal resistant making them ideal for environments such as factories...

 

 

Changing Scene

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Electrician Forum Brought to you by Schneider Electric

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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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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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