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March 27, 2019

In memoriam: Mike Brennan of House of Electrical Supplies

Brennan began his career with the company in 1990 in the warehouse and worked his way up over time to his role as VP of purchasing.

Atlas Holdings affiliates to acquire International Wire Group

IWG’s subsidiaries manufacture copper wire, engineered products, gauges and high-performance conductors for distributors, other wire suppliers and OEMs.

MCEE announces finalists for new product competition

The list includes heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR), electrical, lighting, hydronic and plumbing products, with a focus on efficiency and conservation.

Jim Walsh joins Robroy as business development manager

Walsh has 31 years’ experience in electrical distribution, most recently serving in the role of VP for Cooper Electrical Supply.

Energy Manager: New spec promotes energy-efficient indoor agricultural lighting

As our sister publication reports, the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has developed a first-of-its-kind standard for horticultural LED fixtures.

Code Conundrum (February 2019)

Have you tackled February’s quiz yet? The answers will be published in the upcoming April 2019 issue of Electrical Business magazine.

Latest Telecommunications Trends Showcased at ICT Canada—Presented by BICSI

Join industry peers from around the world as BICSI showcases the evolving world of ICT in Toronto on 8-10 April. From exceptional exhibits to educational sessions focused on modern approaches to ICT and unprecedented access to industry leaders, there’s so much to gain from attending! Presentations include EduTours, case studies and hands-on sessions with immersion learning experiences, that cover Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities and buildings, data centres, Power over Ethernet (PoE), Passive Optical Network and much more. Register today with our extended Early Bird rate special savings end 4 April! Visit to get started.

CSA recommends climate change adaptations to CE Code

A new report compiles the results of stakeholder workshops that discussed the need to address electrical system reliability in the face of climate change’s impacts. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

Lenbrook distributes rugged Cat Phones in Canada

The company—based in Pickering, Ont.—has partnered with Bullitt Group, the global licensee for Caterpillar’s line of ruggedized smartphones. » Read full article

DeWalt introduces Atomic compact tools

Designed for electricians working in tight spaces, overhead and for long periods, the line launches this spring with a driller/driver and impact driver. » Read full article

ICT Canada Conference & Expo – Presented by BICSI

Dates & Location: April 8 - 10 • Toronto » More Info

CanWea Spring Forum

Dates & Location: April 17 - 18 • Banff, Alta.
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MCEE 2019

Dates & Location: April 24 - 25 • Montreal
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