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Smart meters & ToU pricing only “modestly reduced” demand

A new study suggests smart meters and time-of-use (ToU) electricity pricing have only modestly reduced residential energy demand during the most expensive peak periods.

Brazeau and ENMAX complete 300MWh solar PV installation

Brazeau County, Alta., and ENMAX announced the completion of three solar electricity projects, comprising over 900 solar modules atop the Lodgepole Fire Hall, Rocky Rapids Water Treatment Plant and the County Administration building.

Tim Horsman joins “extremely talented group of leaders”

Tim Horsman, president and CEO of B.C.-based independent electrical distributor E.B Horsman & Son, has been appointed to the AD (Affiliated Distributors) board of directors.
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Building trades monument “a gift to all Canadians”

Canada’s national monument to the men and women of the building trades was finally unveiled mid-May in Ottawa by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who accepted the monument on behalf of the people of Canada. » Read full article

How to Quote Profitably & Efficiently

If you missed yesterday’s webinar, “How to Quote Profitably & Efficiently”, don’t worry. We’ll be uploading a recording soon! » Read full article

OUCH! Impact hazard with Lithonia LBL4W ceiling fixtures

Lithonia Lighting has received several reports of the lens used on the LBL4W LED fixture detaching from the fixture and becoming loose or falling. » Read full article

CSA Group Annual Conference & Committee Week

Date & Location: June 19-23 • Halifax, N.S.
Info: EBMag will be there during CSA Group’s Annual Conference & Committee Week at the World Trade & Convention Centre. Making this event truly out-of-this-world will be keynote speaker Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian commander of the International Space Station!
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EASA 2017 Convention • “Partners for Progress”

Date & Location: June 25-27 • Tampa, Fla.
Info: The Electrical Apparatus Service Association’s annual convention & exposition will address current business, management and technical issues, including using variable-speed drives to improve pump system efficiency and service centre improvement.
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PCIC 2017 • 64th IEEE Petroleum & Chemical Industry Committee Conference

Date & Location: September 18-20 • Calgary, Alta.
Info: The largest industry conference for the IEEE PCIC committee is being hosted by the IEEE Chapters of Alberta at the Telus Convention Centre, and EBMag will be there! Take advantage of the Early Bird rate, which expires June 30.os.
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