A new report from Navigant Research examines the current state of global smart city development, covering the related aspects of the smart energy, smart water, smart transportation, smart buildings, and smart governments sectors, segmented by region.
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announced the appointment of Hugo Lafontaine as National Sales Manager, Building Automation Systems in Canada.
In his role, Hugo will be responsible for building on Schneider Electric’s reputation as a recognized authority and leader in efficient buildings in the Canadian market. He will be based in Ottawa.
Hugo brings more than 15 years of experience and knowledge in building control systems to his new position. Previously he was Sales Director at Regulvar Canada Inc. At Regulvar, he established a track record for growing the company’s business in the Quebec and Ottawa region. Prior to that, he held several progressively senior positions at Regulvar.
Pictured from left to right: President of Sonepar Canada, François Anquetil; Mayor of Laval, Marc Demers; Chairman of the Board, Quebec Chapter, Canada Green Building Council, Julie-Anne Chayer; and President of Lumen, Serge Leblanc.
SONEPAR CANADA announced that on March 3rd, Lumen’s new headquarters and central distribution centre in Laval, Quebec was awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. Serge Leblanc, President of Lumen, received this coveted certification from Julie-Anne Chayer, Chairman of the Board of the Quebec Chapter of Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), in the presence of François Anquetil, President of Sonepar Canada and Marc Demers, Mayor of Laval.
VISCOR INC. Canadian Sales Manager, John Pocino, announced the appointment of Max E. Andrews as its Regional Sales Manager in Western Canada and that CDm2Lightworks will be joining Viscor as its new agent for British Columbia.
Brady, a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, announced its Safety Lock and Tag Carrier. This carrier can hold up to 12 safety padlocks and keys, as well as lockout hasps and lockout procedure tags.
Hammond Manufacturing offers many different sizes of screwed, key or tool lockable hinged HMI Cover kits, which protect and isolate indicators, dials, knobs, switches and other components that are often mounted on the original doors of wall mounted enclosures for convenience and ready access. In addition, with the components readily accessible, unauthorised operation is also a potential issue.
Hilti has released an expanded cordless portfolio of solutions and services, complete with an innovative, backwards compatible 22V battery — an industry first. The Hilti 22V battery will work with new and previous generations of Hilti 18V Li-Ion cordless tools, providing a seamless transition for existing Hilti cordless tool customers. As a standard component of every Hilti cordless kit or combo, Hilti’s 22V battery provides longer work time per charge to improve productivity.
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.