Brookfield GIS expands and rebrands

A visitor to Brookfield GIS' new Innovation Centre might miss one of its most novel features without the benefit of a tour guide.

Energy code compliance

Energy standards in North America have been around for a very long time, but the new switched receptacle control requirement is stirring up controversy.

Emerging trends in energy management

In recent years there have been significant advances in both the technologies used at home and work, and in those designed specifically to help with energy management across all types of buildings.

Electric actuators for green automation

Electric actuators are nothing new, but their positive impact on the environment can be easily overlooked. While many individuals and companies are still opting for hydraulic or pneumatic systems, electric systems can do the same job with more green benefits.

Electrical work on B.C. fire hall sparks award

How Houle Electric won VRCA Gold for its work on CFB Esquimalt’s Base Fire Hall and Emergency Response Centre.

Home automation is sparking new opportunities

Technical advancements in home automation and rising consumer expectations have left electrical contractors in an enviable position.