Arlington Presents National and Regional Sales Awards at NEMRA 2023 Conference

Arlington Presents National and Regional Sales Awards at NEMRA 2023 Conference

February 7, 2023 Arlington Industries Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients of their annual representative sales awards – for 2022 sales of Arlington’s MADE IN USA and many patented, innovative and labor-saving products. Presented to firms representing Arlington at the recent 2023 National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) meeting in Las Vegas, the awards…

Westburne Announces Three New Appointments in Quebec

Westburne Announces Three New Appointments in Quebec

February 7, 2023 Westburne has announced three new appointments in for their Quebec division. Stephane Lepage has been appointed Director of Sales – West effective January 10th. “With over 25 years of experience, Stephane started his career with Westburne, where he held several positions within the company. He then moved to other distributors and manufacturers….

Acuity Brands Announces Licensing Agreement with BIOS

Acuity Brands Announces Licensing Agreement with BIOS

February 7, 2023  Acuity Brands, Inc. announced today that its subsidiary Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. has entered into an agreement to participate in the BIOS ILLUMINATED™ partnership program. In connection with this agreement, BIOS will sell to Acuity Brands certain human-centric LED lighting components for use in its architectural lighting fixtures for wellness. Acuity Brands will…

FLO Introduces FLO Ultra™: a New DC Fast Charger Designed to Provide the Ultimate Fast Charging Experience

FLO Introduces FLO Ultra™: a New DC Fast Charger Designed to Provide the Ultimate Fast Charging Experience

February 7, 2023 FLO introduced FLO Ultra, an ultra-fast charger engineered to maximize energy delivery with future-proof performance and smart design that enables the ultimate EV charging experience. “EV demand and sales are topping all industry expectations and are now forecasted to exceed more than 45% of U.S. light duty vehicle sales by 2030,” said Nathan Yang,…

UL Solutions Addresses Smart Building Industry Challenges Through New Approach to Rating Smart Systems and Products

UL Solutions Addresses Smart Building Industry Challenges Through New Approach to Rating Smart Systems and Products

February 6, 2023 UL Solutions, has announced the UL Smart Systems Rating Program to help solidify the definition of a smart product. This program, which is designed to help the smart building industry and smart product original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), puts forth a criteria-based approach using key factors and attributes of a smart building system….

Nearly 3,000 Free Heat Pumps Installed Across the Province; Even More Islanders Now Eligible

Nearly 3,000 Free Heat Pumps Installed Across the Province; Even More Islanders Now Eligible

Recently, Island residents with an annual household income under $75,000 became eligible for a free heat pump.  “The free heat pump program makes it easy for Island homeowners to help the province reach our nation-leading net zero goals. We’re closing in on nearly 3000 free heat pumps installed so far, and we want to keep…

New International Wesco Anixter Brand Underscores Commitment to Innovation and Local Expertise

New International Wesco Anixter Brand Underscores Commitment to Innovation and Local Expertise

 Wesco International, has unveiled the details of the organization’s international go-to-market brand at ISE Show 2023. “We are proud to share a new international brand identity that underscores Wesco Anixter’s commitment to innovation and in-country expertise, showcasing the company’s ability to provide customers around the globe with the solutions they need to drive operational efficiency…

FortisBC Puts its Money on Sustainability Through Sustainability Linked Loan

FortisBC Puts its Money on Sustainability Through Sustainability Linked Loan

February, 6, 2023 In continuing to align its business to sustainability principles, FortisBC Energy Inc. (FortisBC) has incorporated sustainability-linked performance targets to establish a market-leading Sustainability-linked Credit Facility (“SLL Credit Facility”). Establishing an SLL Credit Facility enables fees to be adjusted based upon FortisBC’s performance in two sustainability-related areas. “Sustainability is in everything we do…

Federal Government Invests $1.2B to Build 84,500 EV Chargers by 2027

Federal Government Invests $1.2B to Build 84,500 EV Chargers by 2027

From mining, to manufacturing, to charging, Canadian businesses and workers are attracting historic investments in the electric vehicle (EV) supply chain. When electric vehicles are made from Canadian minerals, assembled by Canadian auto workers, and powered at Canadian-made chargers, we secure and create jobs, grow our economy, and keep our air clean now and into the future.

Applications Open for Nova Scotia Power’s 2023 Scholarship and Bursary Program 

Applications Open for Nova Scotia Power’s 2023 Scholarship and Bursary Program 

Applications are now open for Nova Scotia Power’s 2023 Scholarship and Bursary Program, and Nova Scotian students are encouraged to apply. The program is accepting applications until April 19, 2023. As part of its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy, Nova Scotia Power is focused on supporting programs and initiatives that help remove barriers, advance DE&I education and awareness in Nova Scotian communities.

BCUC Approves Deferral Account for FortisBC’s Electric Vehicle Workplace and Fleet Charging Funding Program

BCUC Approves Deferral Account for FortisBC’s Electric Vehicle Workplace and Fleet Charging Funding Program

Recently, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) approved FortisBC Inc.’s (FBC) application for a new deferral account to enable funding to organizations for the purchase and installation of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Through FBC’s EV Workplace and Fleet Charging Funding Program, eligible organizations can request a one-time FBC funded contribution of $1,920 per Level 2 EV Charger, capped at seven chargers per site.

New Single Window for ZEV Infrastructure Applications

New Single Window for ZEV Infrastructure Applications

Reducing pollution from the transportation sector is critical to Canada achieving its climate targets. That’s why the Government of Canada is making it more affordable for Canadians to purchase, charge and drive electric vehicles (EV) across the country. Recently, Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, launched a new, integrated, federal zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) infrastructure landing page.

Ontario Announces $936M for Rural Housing, Municipal Modernization, and Agri-Food Sector

Ontario Announces $936M for Rural Housing, Municipal Modernization, and Agri-Food Sector

February 1, 2023 During the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) conference, Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, announced that the government is providing more than $936 million in funds to municipal service managers and Indigenous program administrators in 2023-24 and 2024-25 through initiatives under the National Housing Strategy to maintain and create more…

City Electric Supply Opens Three New Branches, Two in Ontario and One in Saskatoon

City Electric Supply Opens Three New Branches, Two in Ontario and One in Saskatoon

January 31, 2023 City Electric Supply has annouced two new branches in Sudbury and Kemptville. CES Sudbury: 2302 Algonquin Rd, Greater Sudbury, ON P3E 4Z6 Go HERE for more informaton on the Sudbury branch. CES Kemptville: 11 Precision Dr, Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0 Go HERE for more information on the Kemptville branch. CES Saskatoon: 4011…