Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

Delviro

 

Delviro Energy's Thinline Flat offers a contemporary slim design and aluminum housing available in red, white, black and custom finishes.

 

 

Magic Lite

 

TokiLux is a compact high-performance LED luminaire for use within tight architectural details and in a variety of casework and shelf conditions.

 

 

Audacy

 

Audacy Wireless Lighting Control's Gateway coordinates fixtures and sensor components, in the manner that they were grouped together, and provides 24/7 communication with your Audacy Interface. Each Gateway is the “enforcer” for all of your program inputs.

 

 

Eiko

 

Eiko 6-inchg 12W Dimmable recessed downlight is a great option for residential and commercial applications.

 

 

 

Philips

 

Luminous Textile is a revolutionary way to enhance interiors with light, texture and dynamic content. A combination of multi-colored LEDs within textile panels that give you the ultimate creative freedom. You can choose the size and number of panels as well as how you arrange them. Then there's a selection of white and colored Kvadrat textiles with different weaves to choose from.

 

 

Honeywell

 

Honeywell's Digital enthalpy (humidity/temperature) sensor for use with Sylk-enabled devices, such as the JADE economizer controller. Provides humidity and temperature on only 2 wires. Can be used to easily daisy chain two enthalpy sensors together to measure outdoor and mixed air.

 

 

Siemens

 

Desigo provides a single intuitive platform can be used to easily control, regulate, and optimize heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting and shading, energy management, fire safety, and security systems, including access control, video surveillance, and intrusion protection.

 

 

Distech Controls

 

The open structure of EC-Net building management system (BMS) creates a common development and management environment for the integration of BACnet, LONWORKS, Modbus™, and other standards.

 

 

Delta Controls

 

Named a finalist in the AHR Expo Innovation Award in the Building Automation category, the eZNTW, boasts unique communications capabilities, such as onboard WiFi to make it IoT-ready and enOcean wireless capabilities for HVAC controls and in-room integration with a variety of peripheral products, such as lighting, blinds and door contact.

 

 

Reliable Controls

 

Publish your building automation system to the Web quickly and easily with the Reliable Controls MACH-ProWebSys. The first 3-in-1 device of its kind, the MACH-ProWebSys combines a BTL-listed BACnet Building Controller (B-BC), a BTL-listed BACnet Operator Workstation (B-OWS), and a powerful web server, all in a single package with an installed footprint of a typical building controller.

 

 

Changing Scene

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In this issue: 

Owning your own business is something many of us have dreamt of doing. Who wouldn’t want to be their own boss? It is a valid question that many entering the electrical trade consider. However, dreams tend to create an image that doesn’t always suit reality. Surviving in the residential electrical market involves a lot of out of the box thinking and as we have said and can’t stress enough, hard work. To gain insight into the various challenges faced by small electrical contractors EIN sat down with Steve Beeby, Master Electrician, and owner/operator of Beehive Electric, as small residential electrical contracting company based in Elmvale, Ontario.

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Watch a portion of the interview conducted by Electrical Industry Canada with Steve Beeby of Beehive Electric

 

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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Tools for the Trade

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Peers & Profiles

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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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