Societies have “huge potential” to boost economic performance and generate significant environmental and social benefits by improving energy, asserts The 2015 Energy Productivity and Economic Prosperity Index. Europe alone could double its energy productivity performance on the basis of existing technologies.Key contributors identified by the report include energy efficient lighting, insulation, appliances, and heat pumps.
On Cartier Avenue in Quebec City, 34 giant lampshadesbacklit with LEDs and decorated with works by two Quebec artists are currently hanging over the street. The installation is an original concept by Lightemotion, a lighting design firm that illuminates building façades and interiors in North America, Europe, Asia and Oceania. While this “floating gallery” installation is temporary, Lightemotion will use the lighting fixtures to create new annual shows for the next five years.
Investment in new housing construction totalled $3.7 billion in December, up 5.1% from the same month a year earlier. The largest year-over-year advance occurred in Alberta, followed by British Columbia and Ontario. In Alberta, total investment in new residential building construction was up 16.7% to $865 million. British Columbia saw an 11.3% increase in spending to $633 million. In Ontario, investment rose 4.0% to $1.2 billion. Conversely, Manitoba posted the largest decline (-18.8% to $96 million).
I am often asked how new rules get in the Code and how one could go about amending a code rule. All of these procedures are outlined in Appendix C of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I. However, being written as a standard it is sometimes a struggle to follow.I trust this article easily explains the process.
The world is almost too small to contain all the projects of Michelle Branigan, the CEO of Electricity Human Resources Canada the leading source of HR information for Canada’s electricity Industry. EHRC recently released the findings from its Bridging the Gap project, a national public/private initiative that aims to increase the representation of women as skilled workers in the electricity and renewable energy sector.
Le Groupe Génitique has been in operation for more than 25 years, serving the hydropower and industrial process sectors. The firm provides electrical contractor and general contractor services, and is recognized for its technical expertise in the design, operation and maintenance of hydroelectric facilities and transmission and distribution networks.
Southampton, ON is the home of Kuehl Electric. A licensed electrician in the province of Ontario Kuehl Electric is a fully insured, licensed and authorized Electrical Safety Authority contractor. They install stand-by and portable generators, as well as supply and install electrical material with a focus on exceeding electrical code-compliant work.
Convertronix was born from a project of the Canada Research Chair on Electrical Energy Conversion and Power Electronics at the École de technologie supérieure in Montreal. The Boucherville, PQ company, founded by Maxime Caron and Simon Thériault in 2012, has a flagship product: a bi-directional battery charger. With Convertronix’ bidirectional charger, the two young entrepreneurs aim to maximize the potential of electrical distribution networks through better management of power consumption.
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Mindful that very few companies turn 100 at all, Brady Corporation is now celebrating its milestone anniversary. “Thank you for our first 100,” says a special anniversary website. “Here’s to our next.”