Newly Formed EFC Lighting Distribution Sub-Committee

Newly Formed EFC Lighting Distribution Sub CommitteeAn Ontario Ministry of Energy directive in 2014 declared conservation to be the most cost effective alternative to building new generation facilities in Ontario.  In January 2015, Ontario Power Authority merged with Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO).  IESO now guides the province’s electricity conservation efforts by supporting programs that foster a culture […]

EFC’s Economic Forecast Day – September 24th, 2015

Be sure to register for Electro-Federation Canada’s annual Economic Forecast Day being held on Thursday September 24th, 2015 at the Pearson Convention Center. This event featuring economists who will provide up-to-date information and resources to navigate your business through this changing economy. Presenters will also examine current and projected business trends and opportunities. Speakers Include: Maureen Farrow, EconomapTim Gill, NEMAJohn […]

Register Today- EFC Economic Forecast Day

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EFC’s Economic Forecast Day Register Today and click here for informationElectro-Federation Canada presents its annual Economic Forecast Day, featuring economists and speakers who will provide up-to-date information and resources to navigate your business through this changing economy. Presenters will also examine current and projected business trends and opportunities. The even will be held at the Pearson Convention […]

The Big Picture

The Big Pictureby -Rick McCarten, VP, Operations, Electro-Federation CanadaFord just recently announced that they are setting up a research facility in San Jose, California to look at new forms of transportation and all of the software connected to new vehicles. They also announced that they see themselves not only in the car business, but in […]

Important EFC Member Information- AFCIs

EFC Joint Section Task Force In ActionCanadian Home Builders Association are petitioning regulators to remove Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs) from the Canadian electrical code. This will result in a higher risk from residential fires. Previous articles in the InfoElectro magazine and weekly newsletters over the last couple of years have documented the huge potential […]

Environment Canada Update

Environment Canada UpdateEnvironment Canada informs EFC members of the publication of the draft Screening Assessment Report and Risk management Scope document for selenium and its compounds under the Substance Groupings Initiative of the Chemicals Management Plan. The draft Screening Assessment Report proposes that selenium and its compounds may be harmful to the environment and to […]

Information on Negotiation of an Environmental Goods Agreement

Negotiation of an Environmental Goods Agreement  The negotiation of an Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) is currently being negotiated by a group of World Trade Organization (WTO) members. Canada is included in this group.The objective is to achieve global free trade on environmental goods. In preparation for these negotiations, the Government of Canada is seeking input on a group […]

New Location- Toronto Hydro Presentation on EE Programs and Incentives

EFC Hosts Toronto Hydro Presentation Outlining the Utility’s Energy Efficiency Programs and Available IncentivesNew Location  Monday, 27 July 2015, 9:30am to 12:00pm (Brampton Room A & B)Hilton Garden InnToronto / Brampton2648 Steeles AvenueThe Lighting Section will host a presentation by Toronto Hydro on July 27th outlining the utility’s energy efficiency programs and the available incentives. Joe Bilé, Manager […]