Electrical Industry Newsweek is published by Kerrwil Publications Limited with support from the Electrical Council, Electro-Federation Canada


The family is expanding

Entering its 51st year of continued commitment to the electrical industry, Kerrwil celebrated this milestone with key appointments and third generation family involvement. William Begin has joined the Kerrwil team and the Electrical Group as Associate Publisher, Jason Rhyno as Associate Editor, and Terri Hodgson as Online Editor. In addition we have now a family advisory board to include the grandchildren of founder Jack Kerr. If you want to join the team, send me a note to learn more on how to be part of our advisory board and experts' team. Happy reading!

Line Goyette
Managing Editor, Electrical Industry Newsweek



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Introducing Square D™ SurgeLoc for NQ Panelboards

Easy Installation, Space Saving, Money Saving Design

Schneider Electric is pleased to announce the release of the innovative Surgelogic SurgeLoc, a new line of commercial surge that provides advanced power and equipment protection for Square D™ NQ panelboards. Engineered with input from contractors and specifiers, the innovative SurgeLoc device from Schneider Electric™ has revolutionized commercial surge protection. Read More


7 Ways to Make Your Website Stand Out

More and more consumers are doing research online before they hire an electrician. Here's how you stand out from the bloated search engine results.

"For a contractor, a website is a sales piece. But before people buy something, they do research. So how do you become the information source, but an information source that reinforces you do this and therefore becomes your sales vehicle." Read More

Green Pages

New Green Certificate Program Targets Trades

A new certificate program is aiming to close the green building educational gap in the trades.

In April, Urban Green Council, based out of New York, NY. and the Greater Toronto Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council announced a partnership to offer Green Professional Building Skills Training (GPRO) in Canada. Read More


A Breakdown of an Electrician's Day

Site movement, installations, study plans… lunch. This week's survey takes a look at how your workday breaks down. Read More

Product Focus

Ideal's New SignalTek CT

Ideal's SignalTek CT generates a PDF test report to help prove installed links are running where they should be. Read More


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