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Before You Build It, Visualize It! ... with Digital Models

When Virtual Design & Construction is used on a construction project, you are expected to correctly and efficiently hand off your portion of the work. But the handover of project content and data is brimming with inefficiency, costing you way too much time and energy. What if model data could be leveraged consistently and seamlessly by the right people at the right time—all the time?

Answer the call. Take our quick survey!

Our 4th Annual National Survey of Charge-out Rates and Revenues for Canadian electrical contractors is ready and waiting. The survey only takes 5 minutes and is completely anonymous. Plus, you can choose to be entered into our draw for $250.00 in Visa Gift Cards.

NRCan launches RFP for Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program

Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources, launched an RFP for the Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP), which aims to expand zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) charging infrastructure and hydrogen refuelling stations in public places, on-street, multi-unit residential buildings, workplaces and fleets.

Sponsored Spotlight 
Schneider Electric

Switch to Smart, Switch to Easy, Switch to Beautiful.

Screwless wall plates. Smart Outlets. Square D™ Switches and Receptacles are raising the bar on aesthetics, ease of installation, remote lighting control and connectivity.

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Deborah Cahill

ECABC searches for new president; Cahill stepping down

The Electrical Contractors Association of BC just announced the departure of Deborah Cahill, president, effective July 20, 2022. The board of directors has commenced the recruitment process to find her replacement. “This is not a decision I have taken lightly,” said Cahill. “I am confident that the association will continue to thrive and be fostered by the strength of our staff and our board of directors.” » Read more

How to effectively coordinate your virtual design projects

The MEP construction industry is slowly moving towards technology adoption, with particular emphasis on Building Information Modeling (BIM) and prefabrication. Yet even MEP project teams who engage in the handover of content and data on a daily basis still do so in ways that are neither automated nor seamless: It takes a monumental effort and a highly motivated team to ensure information moves between stakeholders accurately and efficiently. Anything less leads to errors and re-work.

Join our webinar to learn how connecting workflows through an integrated tech stack will reduce risk, eliminate redundancies, improve project quality, and increase collaboration and productivity.
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AD member sales up 35% for first three months of 2022

North American marketing/buying group AD reports it has achieved Q1 2022 records in member sales, member purchases from AD supplier partners, and net distributions. “I am continuously inspired by our robust community of incredibly resilient and growth-oriented members and suppliers, and I look forward to working closely with them to build upon their success,” said Bill Weisberg, AD chair and CEO. » Read more

Smart Buildings: Now & Tomorrow

Presented online June 23, this event will spotlight key aspects of creating and managing smart buildings in a variety of settings, including office, institutional, mixed use, industrial, retail, focusing on topics such as Emissions, Energy Efficiency and Sustainability; IoT; Security, Life Safety; Buildings/Construction ROI. » Register

Milwaukee Tool M12 Green 360º single-plane laser

As the newest addition to Milwaukee’s laser lineup, you can expect 30+ hours of continuous run-time (when equipped with an M12 RedLithium XC 4.0 battery) and a bright green laser for “superior visibility” up to a diameter of 250 feet. The laser is rated for drops up to 1 metre, and an IP54 rating helps protect it from jobsite conditions. » Learn more

Stanpro IFS-L is a rugged under canopy and garage light

Stanpro IFS-L is available in two lumen packages. It installs easily on junction boxes, and its thermal heat sinks helps dissipate heat to ensure a reliable, long life. The unit is constructed with an aluminum die-cast housing with a polycarbonate, impact-resistant frosted lens that provides uniform light distribution. The unit is rated IP65 and cULus listed for wet locations. » Learn more


Dates & Location: June 19-23, Las Vegas » More info

EASA 2022 – “Recalibrate – Realign – Refocus”

Dates & Location: June 26-28, St. Louis, Mo. » More info

IES Annual Conference – “Lighting the Way”

Dates & Location: August 18-20, New Orleans, La. » More info

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