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MEET Show Time Machine • A Decade of MEET

A lot of things have changed since I first began attending and covering The MEET Show for Electrical Business Magazine over a decade ago. But... there are also tried-and-true solutions that have endured—and progressively improved—over the years.

Philips offers Li-Fi luminaires within existing office lighting portfolio

Philips’ office luminaires enabled with Li-Fi provide a broadband connection with a speed of 30 Mb/s without compromising lighting quality, says the company.

Stelpro appoints Luc Faessler sales manager, HVAC (Canada)

Reporting to Connie Chabot, vice president of sales and business development, Faessler will continue to implement the organization’s strategy to achieve its HVAC objectives within the Canadian marketplace.

Greenlee “Where’s Sluggo?” campaign marks milestone for Knockouts

Greenlee Textron Inc. is celebrating the 90th anniversary of the Knockout with the “Where’s Sluggo?” campaign. “Where’s Sluggo?” is running until June 30.

Heritage Sales to rep Banvil 2000 in Ontario

Banvil 2000 has appointed Heritage Sales & Marketing Group, led by Jack Eva, as its sales agent for Ontario.

PHOTOS from the ESTMP 2018 in Calgary

This distinctively Canadian and uniquely Albertan event continues to impress me with its educational track, learned speakers, and loyal supporters and delegates. This photo gallery contains shots from the technical presentations over several days, plus the exhibit hall. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Back-costing... Your TIME MACHINE to Profit • MAY 2018

Want to make sure you always stay profitable and make more money? You’re about to discover the secret to improving job costing based on the past. That’s right... Back-costing is your very own Time Machine to Profit! Register for this webinar taking place May 16, 2018 at 2 pm EST. » Register

Jesco adds L519-L and L519-S wash/flood track luminaires

The L519-L and L519-S wall wash/flood luminaires, recently added to Jesco’s LED track lighting system, are available for single- and two-circuit H, L and J track. » Read full article

Stahlin expands the PolyStar Polycarbonate Enclosure Series with five new sizes

The enclosures can withstand rain, sleet, snow, splashing water, hose directed water and submersion, and provides impact and flame protection. » Read full article
Standard Products

Standard’s Tri-level ceiling luminaires offer “vast energy savings”

Standard Product’s Tri-level programmable ceiling fixture offers “vast energy savings,” the company says, by using LED technology and allowing the user to control the light levels and consumption when the area is not occupied. » Read full article

Alberta Energy Efficiency Summit

Dates & Locations: May 16 - 17 • Calgary
Info: The Alberta Energy Efficiency Alliance (AEEA), in conjunction with Energy Efficiency Alberta, is hosting the Alberta Energy Efficiency Summit from May 16 - 17, 2018 at the Grey Eagle Event Centre in Calgary, Alta. According to the organizers, the event will offer delegates a forum to collaborate, learn, network and receive insights into the latest trends in energy efficiency. The program includes sessions on Alberta’s energy efficiency potential, transitioning to a low carbon future, energy efficiency for businesses, and more.
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ECA of Alberta Training Day and AGM 2018

Date & Location: May 26 - 26 • Edmonton
Info: Electrical Contractors Association of Alberta (ECAA) is hosting its next annual Technical Training Day and Annual General Meeting at the Fairmont Hotel MacDonald in Edmonton, May 25-26, 2018. The education streams on May 25 include Technical, Codes & Standards and General Interest, with sessions on topics like Bill 17 Fair & Family Workplaces Act; smart home wiring; Bill 30 An Act to Protect the Health & Well-Being of Working Albertans, and more. This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the Professional Electrical Contractor (PEC) Program. Congratulations!
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Open House for Women • EJTC Training Facility

Date & Location: May 26 • Port Coquitlam, B.C.
Info: Join Kelly Kienleitner, chief instructor at the Electrical Joint Training Committee (EJTC), at the 5th Annual Women’s Open House. The function is being held May 26, 2018 (10 am to 2 pm) at 1405 Broadway St., Port Coquitlam, B.C. During the open house, women who are considering the Skilled Trades will be able to speak with several current journeywomen and apprentices within the system, learn why they chose a Skilled Trades career, and get into some hands-on demonstrations.
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Safety Codes Council Conference 2018

Date & Location: May 27 - June 3 • Banff, Alta.
Info: Alberta’s Safety Codes Council is hosting Conference 2018 in Banff, Alta., May 27-June 3, 2018. The Safety Codes Council is responsible to Alberta’s Minister of Municipal Affairs to administer portions of the safety system, including accrediting the municipalities, corporations and agencies that sell permits and inspect the work carried out under these permits, certifying and training safety codes officers who do the inspections, administering the Alberta Master Electrician Program, and working with industry through sub-councils to recommend codes and standards.
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