It’s time to get serious about your happiness!

There’s a great quote by Jean-Paul Sartre: “We are our choices.” When it comes to our happiness and our overall success in life, that’s...

Asbestos: a workplace health hazard

In 2016, nearly 5,200 people died as a result of an occupational incident, including accidents, fires or exposure to hazardous materials, up from 4,836...

IREC names IAEI 2018 3iAward winner and Energy Hero

The Intersolar North America conference in San Francisco this summer was the backdrop for the presentation of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) 2018...

Certification requirements for line side connectors

Q. Do wire connectors used to make line side splices or taps need to have a...

Guide to the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1 / Installment 10

The CE Code is a comprehensive document. Sometimes it can seem quite daunting to quickly find the information you need. This series of articles...

Inconsistencies between codes and standards

After I wrote a couple of articles on this subject in my role as Chair of the Liaison S/C between the Canadian Electrical Code,...

22 ways to make the right reputation

It always comes as a shock to find out that others see us quite differently than we see ourselves. More often than not, it...

Bonding electrical equipment on poles

A five-year-old girl was electrocuted; we don’t need another! Unfortunately, some Code changes are a direct result of a fatality. Canadian Electrical Code Rule 30-1024...

Women in IAEI Leadership

It was during preparation for the education program at the 2018 IAEI Section meeting that I came up with the idea of increasing the...