Ouellet Group has annouced they have changed the name of the parent company for their various business units to Innovair Solutions.
January 27, 2023 By Yoana Turnin, Project Manager, EHRC In 2021, Canada joined 120+ other countries in committing to achieving net-zero emissions by year 2050 in an effort to “avert the worst impacts of climate change.” In a few words, that means either reducing or offsetting the economy’s greenhouse gas emissions through electrification, energy efficiency…
The 2022 IDEAL Nationals were held this past November in Tampa, Florida. This article is a discussion with David Collier, who discusses his first expierence with the IDEAL Nationals as a fourth year apprentice.
Groundbreaking hoisting and rigging training is poised to be offered in Ontario International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) training centres following development of virtual reality training procured by the National Electrical Training Council (NETCO) and developed by Sudbury based NORCAT.
January 18, 2023 By Kerrwil Editorial Team in partnership with CSA Group In this article we take a look at Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Testing with Alex Solomovich and Michael Henry of CSA Group. Solomovich is a Certifier III with the organization and Henry serves as the Director for Cross Market Services. In this overview of…
CANADEX® 2.0 line of NMD9 cables from Nexans has launched, an upgrade to the existing line of CANADEX® cables. The line is designed to accelerate the installation process, allowing electricians to perform more work in less time, cut overall project costs, and reduce their carbon footprints.
Le monde de l’électricité en ligne had the pleasure of sitting down with Alain Quintal, VP and General Manager of the Installation Products Division of ABB Canada to discuss ABB’s recent expansion plans at the Iberville Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu facility in Quebec.
Westburne’ s new Wire and Cable Recycling Program is another step in their effort to reduce our industry’s footprint and protect the environment. Recycling wire and cable is also an important aspect of meeting the growing demand for copper.
The 2022 IDEAL National Championships were held this past November in Tampa, Florida. This article is a discussion with Lance Giesbrecht on his experience at the event.
The Code is a comprehensive document. Sometimes it can seem quite daunting to find the information you need quickly. This series of articles provides a guide to help users find their way through this critical document.
Jan 3, 2022 By Blake Marchand “The most interesting thing about the lighting industry is also the biggest challenge,” said Ligia Orlandini of LEDVANCE, on how change has been a constant in lighting as LED technology continues to evolve. “The dynamic elements of the lighting industry may bring uncertainty, but they also create an invigorating…
Jan 3, 2023 By Elle Bremmer The Procore Groundbreak conference was held last month in New Orleans, Louisiana with a central theme of big ideas, getting to work. Over the course of 3 days, over 3,600 people attended the highly anticipated event. Major players of the construction industry were there, and Procore revealed new updates…
The Electrical Safety Authority wants Licensed Electrical Contractors (LECs) to be able to spend less time with inspections and more time focusing on their business. That’s why it developed Risk-Based Oversight, or RBO, more than two years ago to streamline the inspection process for contractors.
The change will formally recognize the skills of trades workers. There are seven initial trades designated for skilled trades certification and three more will be added in 2024.
Canada is a country, “where there’s a lot of work to be done, to be honest, when it comes to energy efficiency in our buildings,” commented Hugo Lafontaine, Vice President – Power Products and Digital Energy with Schneider Electric. “Our buildings, both private and public, are behind the times.”
This article is a summary of EHRC’s Agents of Change panel, Bridging the Gap Between Talk and Action. The annual event hosted by EHRC at the Toronto Reference Library is a two-day event designed to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the electricity industry.