Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

July 9, 2020

EIN Cooper logo 400Cooper Lighting extends its commitment to education and support of its customers and specifiers. With the largest suite of webinars and online learning tools anywhere Cooper Lightings training calendar continues to grow with new courses and topics daily. Learn at your own pace or Join scheduled sessions with live presenters or take pre-recorded courses at whatever time works best for you.

Detailed presentations, product, and system overviews  along with insights, applications and solutions are presented. This series is a must for anyone buying specifying and installing lighting equipment.  .

To view the course calendar please visit https://go.bluevolt.com/sourceonline/s/trainingcalendar

Courses through July include:

July 13 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

RTLS in the Lighting World (Webinar)

This presentation includes the bridge between lighting and IoT technologies, including lighting as a service in the RTLS world. It will give you a better understanding of how the lighting and controls design will allow the integration of Real-Time Location Services in facilities without additional infrastructure.

July 13 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

The Practical Applications of TM21 (Webinar)

A detailed technical discussion of LED concepts including TM21, LM79, and LM80. During this presentation participants will gain a deeper understanding of luminaire testing, drive current, impacts of ambient temperature, and light loss factor as it relates to a manufacturer specification sheet and how to interpret that data.

July 14 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

LED Optical advantage (Webinar)

A detailed technical discussion of the optical advantages of LED fixtures. Participants will gain a detailed understanding of the critical nature of optics and light control as it relates to replacing an existing HID fixture or crossing over an LED fixture.

July 15 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

Exterior Product Overview (Webinar)

A thorough overview of the LED exterior market including area sight, parking garage, and floodlight fixture solutions. Participants will gain a detailed understanding of the importance of optical distribution and uniformity as it relates to various exterior applications. This presentation will also contain a discussion regarding the impacts of various light control accessories such and house side shields and glare shields.

July 15 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

CEU: Fundamentals of Lighting (Webinar)

Lighting 101 course includes light, sight and color overview as well describes lighting terminology, LED fundamentals and color rendition basics, this course is intended for new people in the lighting industry that want to learn about basic terminology and concepts.

July 15 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

Corelite - CB Suspended Offering / NPIs (Webinar)

This presentation will highlight the architectural linear suspended offering from Corelite and Neo-Ray brands. The overview will cover features and benefits for each product in this category.

July 16 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

Wavelinx Wired (Webinar)

Overview of the versatile iLumin Plus system's capabilities and components. iLumin Plus is one single lighting control solution for all traditional wired control application needs.

July 16 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

Specification Ambient Recessed Products (Webinar)

Product overview of the latest specification ambient recessed products introduced by Metalux and Corelite.

July 16 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

CEU: Bridging Technology to Application with LEDs (Webinar)

July 20 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

WaveLinx Overview (Webinar)

Overview of WaveLinx wireless connected lighting technology, products, and app commissioning. WaveLinx out-of-the-box functionality provides the fastest control confirmation on the market. This includes a demonstration of the WaveLinx app configuration.

July 20 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

LED Industrial Overview (Webinar)

An in-depth overview of the LED industrial market and fixture solutions. Attendees will build an understanding of performance and applications as it relates to fixture form factor, optics, horizontal vs. vertical foot-candles, wireless controls, and available sales tools and programs offered by Cooper Lighting for the industrial market.

July 20 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

CEU: LED solutions for Manufacturing & Warehouse (Webinar)

How do we use LED lighting to safely, effectively and efficiently illuminate manufacturing and warehousing environments? We'll explore the safety and operational efficiency of solid state solutions for lighting design to include discussions on protection of the fixture, environment, and personnel working within these spaces. We will also cover the financial benefit to these systems from decreased load on electrical meters, current funding overview from Utility Incentive offerings and Federal/State benefits from EPACT legislation. By examining the primary goals, participants will gain an understanding as to how LED lighting may improve safety of Industrial applications. By examining current market trends and reviewing current energy usage of layouts of conventional lighting systems, participants will learn how LED lighting improves operational efficiency of industrial spaces. Participants will gain an understanding as to the performance benefits of LED lighting systems over traditional lighting sources in manufacturing and warehouse environments.

July 21 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

Product and Code compliance Upate for Exit & Emergency (Webinar)

Confused by Exit & Emergency code compliance? Curious how to resolve the oxymoron of Architectural Exit and Emergency? In need of an update on new products – then this is the course for you!

July 21 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

DLVP - System Overview (Webinar)

Overview of the Distributed Low Voltage Power System's concept, products, and installation. DLVP simplifies system installation and reduces installed system cost by changing the typical power structure of the LED lighting and controls

July 22 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

Cost of Light (Webinar)

Cost of Light guides the participant through the specification journey and analyzes the options to save energy before and after the "watts," Demonstration of payback calculation software, and some of the tools that can be used to achieve cost and energy-saving results.

July 23 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time

CEU: Introduction to Lighting Controls (Webinar)

AIA CES: 1 LU|HSW Introduction to energy code legislation, controls terminology and methodologies. This course also offers a brief look at how the systems work and the various technologies being offered.

Go HERE for more information



Arlington TVCE Pro announced the winners of the 2020 CE Pro BEST (Best Electronics Systems Technologies) Awards at CEDIA Expo Virtual this week. Arlington is pleased to announce that their Low profile 5x8" Steel TV Box™ (TVL508S) won the CE Pro BEST Award in the Mount Lift Media Concealment category.

 This year’s winning entries were chosen by an independent voting panel of integrators along with the editors of CE Pro.

 

 

 

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Connected Drum Internet of Things Nexans Canada has launched a service providing cable reel tracking via connected devices. The “Connected Drum” Internet of Things (IoT) service allows customers to benefit from real-time location, theft and loss detection and management of residual cable lengths on reels. 

By tracking and monitoring a fleet of cable reels that are off-site or at subcontractor locations, significant savings can be realized. The service includes an online and mobile software platform for efficient and convenient management. This innovation provides customers with the real-time location of each reel as well as an alert system for monitoring on-site events including deliveries and pick-ups.

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ManitobaThe Manitoba government has expanded its Back to Work in Manitoba Wage Subsidy Program as part of its continued commitment to safely restarting the provincial economy.

“The Back to Work wage subsidy is benefiting hundreds of Manitoba businesses that are bringing back employees who were laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic, and hiring more staff to boost their operations and provide valued services to Manitobans,” said Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister. “Manitoba has designed some of Canada’s strongest support programs to help relieve small businesses of unexpected financial burdens...

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Designed for flexibility with a high 90+ CRI for enhanced color clarity, the Lumen & Color Selectable LED Downlight Series is available in 6”, 8” and 9.5” fixtures. The 6” fixture can be switched to 7, 10 or 18 watts to produce 700, 1000 and 1500 lumens, while the 8” fixture can be set at 10, 15 or 22 watts to deliver 1000, 1500 and 2000 lumens. 

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