This internationally recognised symbol is a simple way of identifying products that are among the most energy-efficient on the market. ENERGY STAR-labelled products must meet strict performance and energy-saving guidelines. The use of these energy-efficient products can help save the environment and also allows its users to reduce energy costs by 12%. >>>
The National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving and protecting the electrical distribution channel.
NAED connects the entire electrical industry, serving as a hub of networking, education, and research. The enhanced knowledge and expertise members gain from NAED translates into better service for their customers. >>>
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is a national, not-for-profit industry association that represent over 300 member companies that manufacture, distribute and service electrical and electronics products in Canada. EFC members contribute over $50B to the Canadian economy and employing more than 130,000 workers in more than 1,400 facilities across the country. >>>
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers. Founded in 1926 and headquartered in Rosslyn, Virginia, its 400-plus member companies manufacture a diverse set of products used in the generation, transmission, distribution, and end use of electricity as well as medical diagnostic imaging. >>>
Advanced Heating Solutions
The NEMA Advanced Heating Solutions Section represents manufacturers of electric resistance heating products and/or systems, produced in North America, for residential, commercial and industrial markets, designed for comfort conditioning, snow melting and storage. Includes infrared, resistance heating and cable heating for fixed installations. >>>
In Quebec only : The eligible electronic thermostats meet all of the Hydro-Quebec's energy efficient criteria. Hydro-Quebec relies on the CAN/CSA-C828 norm to establish these criteria. The thermostats, programmable or not, can be wall units for electronic baseboards and convectors or integrated to the convectors. >>>
Defines the requirements for the quality management systems and is an established and internationally applied norm. It insures the ability to conform to quality standards and improve customer satisfaction through consistent products and services which meet customer expectations. This certification means that the quality insurance system that oversees the conception, development, production and delivery of our products, the management of our documents and the preventive and corrective measures taken was verified by external audits. >>>
A product bearing the ETL Listed Mark is determined to have met the minimum requirements of prescribed product safety standards. Moreover, the mark indicates that the manufacturer's production site conforms to a range of compliance measures and is subject to periodic follow-up inspections to verify continued conformance. >>>
CSA Marks appear on over one billion products worldwide. Each mark tells you that an authorized testing laboratory has evaluated a sample of the product to determine that it meets applicable national standards. CSA has Marks for electrical products, gas-fired appliances, plumbing, HVAC, electronic and a wide range of other products. Whether products are sold in the U.S. or in Canada, CSA can get the needed Mark for qualified products. Accepted by regulatory authorities, and major retailers and manufacturers means CSA certified products cab be sold in the U.S. and in Canada. >>>
Underwriters Laboratories® is an independent product safety certification organization that has been testing products and writing standards for safety for more than a century. UL evaluates more than 19,000 types of products, components, materials and systems annually with 20 billion UL Marks appearing on 72,000 manufacturers' products each year. UL's worldwide family of companies and network of service providers includes 64 laboratory, testing and certification facilities serving customers in 98 countries. >>>
The Home Ventilating Institute (HVI) is a nonprofit association of the manufacturers of residential ventilating products. It offers a variety of services including, but not limited to, test procedures, certification and verification programs for airflow and sound, energy performance for heat recovery ventilators, and market support. HVI conducts regular meetings to discuss common industry issues. The HVI label on certified products is your assurance that the certified air flow and sound ratings for your ventilation equipment are the results of tests performed by an independent laboratory. >>>
The Quebec Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council brings together professionals involved in the planning, design, construction and use of green buildings in Quebec. Our mission is to lead the transformation of the built environment to create buildings and communities that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live, work and play. We also want to engage and enable industry and government, and support related organizations to accelerate sustainable building and development in Quebec. >>>
What's the difference between the UL, CSA, and ETL Listed Marks?
Both marks demonstrate that the product that bears it has met the minimum requirements of widely accepted product safety standards as determined through the independent testing of a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). And, as part of that testing regimen, the product manufacturer has agreed to periodic follow-up inspections to verify continued compliance. The only real difference between the Marks is in the service, and services, of the testing laboratory behind them.