About Us

View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@
EB PowerCon

Will BC’s prompt payment struggle see any movement?

You would think something like getting paid in a timely manner for the work you did is a no-brainer. Unfortunately, this has not been the case across Canada’s construction sector and, naturally, frustration has been building to epic levels. “Our members definitely want legislation to be put in place as soon as possible,” says Deborah Cahill, president, Electrical Contractors Association of BC.

Net emissions, electrified transport, area classification, estimating hacks...

EBPowerCon 2022 launched January 31 and, boy, do we have a great line-up of experts, specialists, masters, wizards and ninjas! Remember, EBPowerCon is free, and you can log in any time until the end of February.

Microgrids and the future of the power industry

The demand for diversified energy sources is growing, along with a focus on sustainability and resiliency. Microgrids are increasingly gaining industry attention. Understanding the advantages and components of these self-sustaining systems puts you in a better position to leverage them in your own operations.
CleanTech Canada


ABB investing millions into Pointe-Claire facility

ABB is investing $16 million in its Installation Products Division manufacturing facility in Pointe-Claire, Que., saying it will enable expanded production capacity “to meet the growing needs of customers from coast to coast”. ABB has been operating in this community for nearly a century. » Learn more

Lighting the boutique retail experience

According to a Vogue Business analysis, lighting for a runway show costs anywhere between $10,000 and $40,000—a significant expense category for these events. Similarly, Shoppers are drawn to boutique stores with great lighting. From show-stopping product displays to inviting ambient lighting, here’s how to execute a lighting design for retail success. » Read more

Full electrification: the devil is in the details

As we move toward that eventual day when everyone’s fuel for everything is electricity, it can only mean great news for electrical professionals. (Speaking of which, we are going to need a lot more of those in the coming years.) But, as with anything, there’s a catch. » Learn more

Mitrex 800W solar panels

Mitrex Integrated Solar Technology—a manufacturer of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPVs)—unveiled its largest “tandem” solar panel, which boasts a power output of up to 800W. » Learn more

Rittal Perforex MT 2201 automated milling terminal

With the ergonomically enhanced MT 2201, integrators and OEMs can increase efficiency up to 85% compared to manual enclosure modification, says Rittal, while reducing labour needs and turnaround time. » Learn more

Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW) – IEEE IAS

Dates & Location: March 7-11, Jacksonville, Fla. » More info

Visit our calendar online for even more industry events. » CLICK HERE