CE Code

This is the fourth of a series of five articles detailing significant changes approved by the Technical Committee for the 2018 Canadian...

Integrated fire protection and life safety systems–What are they about?

Although a few articles have already been written on this subject, numerous questions have been raised by industry stakeholders, including:

What do you mean I have to get my electrical equipment...

Editor’s Note: This is Part Two of a two-part series. You can find Part One in the November/December 2018 issue.

What do you mean I have to get my electrical equipment...

Editor’s Note: This is Part One of a two-part series. Look for Part Two in the January/February 2019 issue. This is a question that electrical...

Guide to the Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1/Installment 11

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

Voluntary installations of electrically-connected life safety systems – Facts and perceptions

This subject appears to create some confusion and inconsistency among electrical designers, electrical contractors, and regulators. Let’s clarify this issue to improve consistency in design, installations, and...

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,...

Application of Section 24 of the CE Code, Part I, and...

Although this subject has been already discussed in one of my earlier articles, I continue to receive numerous questions on the required correlation between...

Extent of application of the legally adopted Codes during addition, renovation,...

This article is the result of numerous questions raised by the electrical designers, electrical contractors and even electrical inspectors on the subject at hand....

CE Code, Part 3

This is the third of a series of five articles detailing significant changes approved by the Technical Committee for the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code...