Look around at the lighting in your work space. Did you know it accounts for 20 to 40 per cent of your company’s total energy costs? Having good lighting is a necessary cost of doing business, but it doesn’t have to put a strain on your bottom… Read More
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The term Intelligent Building has become increasingly popular with the growing trend in energy saving and sustainability. As new technologies emerge, building management systems are adapting to meet modern day requirements. To stay competitive in the infrastructure market, it’s important that Graybar Canada finds innovative ways of communicating our capabilities to our customers. More»
With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the worlds of information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) are converging at a rapid pace. More»
With the integration of home, business, personal, and mobile technology through apps on our smartphones, we are now engaging with our technology instead of just using it. Smart home applications related to the Internet of Things (IoT) allow remote access for control of heating, lighting, and security systems. More»
As the daylight hours decrease and the temperature outside gets colder, we are using more energy. The key areas we can focus on to reduce our consumption are lighting, heating, and home/facility efficiency. More»
Thanks to technology, many time consuming tasks are now easy as the click of a button.
In the electrical industry, standards are priority at all times from product choice to system installation. Some important standards to take into consideration when choosing products for your project include:
There are many reasons why it is important to consult with a professional when purchasing or installing technology based security equipment. You want a reliable, trustworthy solution from the product, to the software, to the installation process and beyond. More»
The Food & Beverage Industry is under constant pressure to maintain maximum workplace and food safety at all times whilst sustaining productivity levels. The potential costs of a public relations crisis or recalls and fines demand that food safety is priority.
As costs associated with labour to maintain fixtures go up along with energy costs, the cost of LED fixtures is dropping. If your lighting system is outdated, the following reasons may make a lighting retrofit to LED a good solution:
There is not a one size fits all solution when it comes to efficiently heating your home or business. Speed, duration, area size and environment type are all factors to consider when finding an optimal solution.