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  • Apr 03, 2017

    Smart Vision Lights, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-brightness LED lights for industrial applications, announced that it is launching the LLPX and the LLPX-H Series — second generations of the LLP backlight and LLP-H diffuse ring light panel, respectively — that allow for more intensity with the same familiar ease of mounting, along with a MultiDrive™ controller that delivers up to 10 times the power versus continuous wave (CW) operation.

    Mar 01, 2017

    High efficiency, reliability, and longer life span have triggered the rapid growth in LED lighting demand over conventional fluorescent technologies. However, the perceived high cost of replacing fluorescent luminaires has inhibited some industrial facilities from switching over their fluorescent luminaires to next generation LED, despite the potential for more than 50% reduction in energy expense.

    Feb 13, 2017

    The new LSI LED LHBXD (Linear High Bay Extreme Demand) is the perfect solution for a wide variety of applications and mounting heights. Its competitive pricing, multiple lumen packages, and high ambient operating temperatures (operates from -40C to 55C) make it the ideal choice as a one-for-one replacement for conventional fluorescent or metal halide high bay systems.

    Feb 13, 2017

    LSI Industries introduces the new Mirada Round LED Area Light (XMR). The Mirada Round's sleek, contemporary, low-profile, radiused design makes it perfectly-suited for architectural applications. It casts 35,000+ lumens and is available with integral motion sensors and energy-saving lighting controls.

    Feb 09, 2017

    Building on the tremendous success of the Lighting for Tomorrow Award-winning Landscape LED Accent, WAC Landscape Lighting unveils the Landscape Mini Accent.

    IP66 wet location protected against high-pressure water jets, the factory sealed watertight luminaire is crafted of solid die cast brass or corrosion resistant aluminum. Operating on a 9-15V system, the LED Mini Accent can be used as an up light or a down light.

    Available in a 2700K or 3000K color temperature, the luminaire includes continuous adjustable beam angles indexed at 10°, 25°, 40° and 50°. Continuous adjustment brightness control is offered at 1W, 2W, 4W, 6W and 7W

    Feb 07, 2017

    STANDARD introduces a great new product: Retrofit Commercial LED Downlights - LCR Series. This series is your best solution for an easy conversion of existing downlights to energy efficient LEDs.

    Jan 31, 2017

    Decorative accessories that create unique visual effects in hospitality, residential and commercial installations are now offered on Nora Lighting’s modular Iolite LED Downlight Series (patent pending). Iolite is available as a 1” downlight or 2” and 4” adjustable.

    Jan 31, 2017

    Stelpro, a leading Canadian manufacturer of integrated heating solutions, has teamed up with three Internet of Things (IoT) partners to develop and bring to market Maestro® – Smart Thermostats, a game changing Smart Home solution for electric heat that enables users to easily customize their home comfort experience while reducing heating expenses. The company announced the partnership agreement with Ayla Networks, Mirego and mnubo during the international AHR Expo being held in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Jan 17, 2017

    Retrofitting HID floodlights with new Areamaster Generation 2 LED floodlights from Appleton will save companies upwards of 75% on energy costs, while virtually eliminating maintenance burdens and improving worker productivity by providing uniform, high quality light.

    Jan 12, 2017

    Lunera Lighting Inc., a leader LED lighting and Energy Management Optimization, has introduced the industry's first 4-pin 26W compact fluorescent replacement lamp to meet the recently enacted DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) specification and qualify for DLC listing. The new specification was anticipated by utility companies to establish rebate programs that further encourage LED retrofits by greatly reducing upfront costs.

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  • Industry News

    The Government of Canada continues to strive to be a global leader in clean technology by positioning Canada at the leading edge of a changing economy and ensuring that Canadians are able to access the jobs of the future.

    Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has begun commercial operation of the 81.4 MW Upper Lillooet River run-of-river hydroelectric facility located in British Columbia. Innergex owns a 66.7% interest in the hydro facility and Ledcor Power Group Ltd. owns the remaining 33.3%.

  • Keeping Current

    ONTARIO ENERGY NETWORK (OEN) Chair, Grant Buchanan, announces that John Loucks will join the Association in the role of the new President of the OEN, effective April 1, 2017. After a period of transition, John will also assume the title of CEO of the Association.

    John has more than 30 years in the energy sector, beginning his career in engineering, conservation and technical service positions, first at the City of Calgary (now ENMAX) and then at Brampton Hydro. Loucks joined Napanee Public Utilities Commission as CEO (General Manager), then assumed the same position with Nanticoke Hydro-Electric Commission. Following that, John joined Brantford Power as Chief Operating Officer.

    HUBBELL CANADA Director of Sales and Marketing, HLI (Hubbell Lighting Inc.), Rick Blasl, announces the appointment of Dave Edgson as National Account and Controls Manager, HLI. With more than 19 years of experience in the Lighting and Controls industry, Dave will be responsible for developing and executing business strategies across Canada to drive sales in the Hubbell Canada – HLI Division. Dave can be reached at 416.570.5121 or e-mail dedgson@hubbell-canada.com.

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    STELPRO announced the appointment of Christopher Balleine as Sales Representative, Maritimes, responsible for the province of Nova Scotia, effective March 20, 2017. Christopher will assume his new role under the immediate supervision of John-Daniel Chabot, Director, Sales – Electrical – ATL./ONT./WEST.

    "Chris has been with Stelpro for 5 years working in the Customer Service Department," said John-Daniel. "He handled multiple tasks within the department allowing him to be involved in many different facets of the business. We are confident that Chris will prove to be a valuable member of our sales force."

    Teaming up with Jeffrey Balleine, a sales representative in the Maritimes, the two will give STELPRO a stronger presence in the market and help the company continue to grow.

  • Product Showcase

    Greenlee Textron Inc., a Textron Inc.(NYSE: TXT) company, introduces a new line of Next Generation tool bags. The innovative Next Generation bags are engineered to reduce strain on the user and withstand wear and tear. In addition, the two back packs allow for customization with a personalized name patch.

    Hilti’s expanded cordless portfolio of solutions and services just got a major upgrade with the introduction of the new Hilti 22 V CPC Li-ion Batteries — the first and only backwards compatible battery technology in the industry. Hilti is also introducing several new 22 V tools that harness the performance, reliability, productivity and efficiency of these new batteries, including the Cordless Hammer Drill/Driver SF 6H-A22 ATC, Cordless Impact Driver SID 4-A22, Cordless Drill/Driver SF 10W-A22 ATC and Radio Charger RC 4/36.

    CBS ArcSafe®, a leading manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear, introduces the SecureConnect™ Remote Operator for Allen-Bradley® CENTERLINE® 2100 Motor Control Centers (MCCs) equipped with SecureConnect, allowing technicians to operate the SecureConnect safety system from up to 300 feet away, well outside the arc-flash boundary.

    Weidmuller announces that its “u-remote” distributed I/O platform meets the requirements for use in the demanding maritime and offshore sectors. u-remote has received certification from several classification agencies including DNV GL (formerly Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd), BV (Bureau Veritas), LR (Lloyds Register), and RINA (Registro Italiano Navale). This certification applies to most areas on a ship, including the ship’s bridge. Weidmuller’s u-remote offers the ability to improve the reliability and efficiency of ship and offshore automation applications.

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