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



 

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Canadian Electrical Contractor Discussion Group: Can You Count the Deficiencies?

EIN CECD 400Have you ever been called to fix the work of a 'handyman'?

"Was supposedly done by a"certified ' electrician....told the homeowner that he got a $266 permit....no record at TSBC. Can you count the deficiencies?"

"There is a second panel change in the triplex also.......even more deficiencies. Think the guy was a glorified handyman. Ones not obvious: 240 BB heat hooked up 120....drier on 2p20....range on 2p50....water heater fed with 2c14 Bx on 2p15."

Go HERE to join the discussion

 


 

Ideal's Stay Wired to WinIt's April, which means it's time for you to ignite your competitive spark with the a new challenge from IDEAL Nationals Canada. This month, IDEAL is asking you to show off your electrical knowledge with the most correct answers.

Five professionals and five apprentice winners will each take home a $100 VISA gift card and forged wire stripper from IDEAL.

 

 

 

 

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• local fire alarm systems

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A lighting programming and control narrative is a document that is essential to coordinate the design/construction process with a fully realized final architectural product. It defines how lighting will integrate into the space and ultimately how humans will interact with that same space.

Sometimes there is a gap between the initial visions of the designers and the final product. Other times, the final product and operation of the lighting systems is achieved but after much project management distress...

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Keith SonesBy Keith Sones

I stared at the back of the white office door, the one I would have to pass through again, soon in fact.  But I didn’t want to, didn’t feel like I could.  Trembling, I desperately wanted to stay right where I was, locked away from the outside world. 

I could feel the flush in my face, feeling hotter and sweatier than the cool weather dictated, my hands clammy.  When I woke up earlier that morning, a day of excitement, personal satisfaction and adventure had beckoned.  Over the course of the past hour my hopes for happiness had diminished to the point where now I felt abject, miserable, and scared.  I had no idea what to do next.

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• Meets VDE testing standards for protection against arc flash explosion.

• Torque accuracy of +/- 6% for confidence in precise tolerances.

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Originally announced at Autodesk University in November 2020, Autodesk Takeoff will join Autodesk Build and Autodesk BIM Collaborate as part of the Autodesk Construction Cloud unified platform. The announcement comes one month after Autodesk Build and Autodesk BIM Collaborate were made available globally for Autodesk Construction Cloud customers. 

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EIN Green 100 400

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“It is truly an honour to be recognized by WXN and to be among this group of amazing women,” said Green of earning the distinction. “Throughout my career, I’ve worked with many great mentors and team members – to them, I say thank you for always inspiring me. I am absolutely thrilled.” Green is an industrial mechanic millwright by trade and works with Skills Ontario as Director of Competitions and Young Women’s Initiatives. 

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Jo Istanbul Four Seasons ABy Owen Hurst

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EIN sat down with Osawe to learn more about WiRE and the substantial benefits it provides. Joanna is very personable and open regarding her career and her ambition, as well as the opportunities she is developing for women nationally and globally. 

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