Canadian Facility Management & Design

Eyestrain on the rise in modern workplaces

Complaints about visual discomfort including eyestrain have increased as workplaces have prioritized efficient lighting and outdoor views.
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Lighting design that illuminates condo security

Lighting design can make a big difference in the safety and security of a condominium.
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REMI Network

Boosting energy efficient upgrades may lower energy demand

Energy efficient improvements could help Canada reduce its energy consumption by up to 15 per cent by 2035.
mercury-containing lamps

REMI Network

Proposed bill on mercury-containing lamps debated at Senate committee

Members of the Senate of Canada recently debated Bill C-238, which calls for a national strategy for safely disposing mercury-containing lamps.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Legrand invests in Building Control Systems division

Legrand, North America's investments in its Building Control Systems division include new facilities in San Jose, Carlsbad, Pleasant Grove and Orem.
lighting systems

Canadian Facility Management & Design

How to prolong the lifespan of lighting systems

Along with the direct energy savings that LEDs offer, facilities are also realizing cost savings by prolonging their lighting system through best practices.
Pretium GRG Building Engineers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Chinese investment consortium acquires LEDVANCE

OSRAM has sold LEDVANCE, a general lighting provider for professional users and retail customers, to a Chinese investment consortium.
lighting for hazardous locations

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Selecting lighting for hazardous locations

Explosion-proof fixtures are a safety requirement in industrial and storage facilities where flammable gases and vapours, combustible dust or ignitable fibres may be present in the atmosphere.
Pretium GRG Building Engineers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Legrand acquires lighting manufacturer

Connecticut-based Legrand, North America, a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, has acquired Original Cast Lighting, Inc.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Four reasons LED lamps fail prematurely

LEDs make big claims about savings potential, but how much of this is marketing hype?
RioCan and Concert

Canadian Facility Management & Design

LEDVANCE names Matt McCarron VP, industrial commercial channel

Matt McCarron has been named the new vice president of the industrial commercial channel for LEDVANCE's U.S. and Canada branches.

Design Quarterly

IESBC celebrates B.C.’s lighting professionals

The Illuminating Engineering Society of British Columbia (IESBC) has announced its winners for the 2016 Vision Awards. The not-for-profit celebrates outstanding B.C. lighting engineers and designers

Canadian Property Management

Advancing Light

Whether it’s for safety, function or aesthetics, lighting has a big impact on how a property looks and operates. Recent advances in technology have allowed for enhanced lightning solutions that are both energy efficient and affordable

REMI Network

Electron wall sconce wins design competition

The Electron Luminaire Wall Sconce by Maurice Laurent Dery & Jordan N Dery in Surrey, B.C. was selected as a winner at an international design

REMI Network

Proposed lighting requirements for high-rises

Lighting requirements for high-rise dwellings in the energy standard published by ASHRAE and the IES is open for industry comment until April 24.
LED light

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Three highlights of switching to LED fixtures

LED technology has become a simple, most cost-effective way to not only cut operating costs, but also measurably reduce environmental impact.
International Year of Light

Building Strategies & Sustainability

International Year of Light radiates potential

UNESCO has proclaimed 2015 the International Year of Light to shine a beacon on scientific achievements, reflect on possibilities and promote a spectrum of related economic and sustainable development objectives