MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR
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!
Managing Editor, Electrical Industry Newsweek
- BC Hydro, Ontario Power and Hydro Ottawa Awarded for Sustainability
The Canadian Electricity Association has given out awards for social, environmental and economic excellence in electricity.
- Ideal Supply Wraps 2014 Trade Show, Doubles-down on Venues
Ideal expanded trade show this year was a success, the company announced.
- Quebec Recognizes Wind Energy Leaders
And the winners of the 4th Quebec Wind Energy Industry Gala are...
- New Solar Powered System
A new solar power system is a "world premiere in the pulp and paper industry."
- Massive Investment, Government Policy Needed to Meet World's Future Energy Needs
A report by the International Energy Agency is urging for more investment to meet 2035 energy needs.
- Electrical Industry Veteran Maureen Bzowy Retires
E.B. Horsman's Maureen Bzowy, a long-time Canadian electrical industry stalwart, is retiring.
- Gerrie Electric Shuffles Senior Leadership Team
Gerrie Electric has promoted Ken Cherrett and Peter Postrozny, plus brought in new hire Joe Conciatori, to their senior management team.
- Dimplex Partners with Mac's II to Grow BC Business
Dimplex's new agency representative, Mac's II, will help expand the company's B.C. presence.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
THE ELECTRICAL STOCK MARKET
Track the stock market performance of 25 publicly traded electrical equipment suppliers and electrical wholesalers. Updated weekly.