Lighting Design & Specification

Lighting Design and Specification is published by Kerrwil with the support of The Electrical Council, Electro-Federation Canada.

Founded in May 1964 By J.W. Kerr, Jim Wilson, President of Canada Electric and James Wilson President of the Canadian Electrical Contractors Association, Kerrwil Publications Limited have grown into the oldest privately held publishing company in Canada.

Being a member of the industry first and publisher second has separated us from every competitor we have had. Leading the industry, challenging the status quo and building with a focused eye on the future is what has made Kerrwil a well-established and respected name in Canadian publishing community.

Kerrwil has been active in many industry associations including the Canadian Business Press – where both J.W. (Jack) Kerr and John Kerr served as Chairman. Kerrwil is an active member today with the Canadian Business Press, Magazines Canada, BPA Worldwide, and the Canadian Circulations Audit Board.

Kerrwil has nurtured its reputation for being the best we can at what we do. Understanding and meeting our advertisers’ expectations and providing new methods and solutions that generate above average returns is what we do in print, online, and on site.

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Today, we remain committed to the principles that have brought us this far:

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Our Team

Managing Editor
Line Goyette
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Associate Editor
Scott Williams
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Eileen Walsh
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Eileen Walsh
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John W. Kerr Jr.
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ADDRESS
538 Elizabeth Street, Midland, Ontario, L4R 2A3 Canada

DIRECTIONS FROM TORONTO
Take Highway 400 north from Toronto.
Take exit 121 Highway 93 to Penetanguishene.
Turn right at Yonge Street (30 km from Highway 400).
Turn left at First Street.
Turn left at Elizabeth Street.

Changing Scene

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Viscor is excited to partner with BIOS to offer circadian light solutions.     ...
The Illuminating Engineering Society’s New York City section have announced 14 winners of the 2020 ...
With a shared commitment to the safety and performance of electrical lighting, UL, the American ...
Leviton announced the appointment and expansion of territory and their lighting and control brands ...
Salex has announced the expansion of its lighting agency to Southwestern Ontario.   ...
The in-person 2020 IES Street and Area Lighting Conference (SALC), originally scheduled ...
The IES Illumination Awards program recognizes individuals for professionalism, ingenuity, and ...
The present pandemic crisis has raised the profile of ultraviolet (UV) technologies designed to ...
The IALD has recently released the Call for Entries for the 38th Annual IALD International Lighting ...
LightFair will be hosted at the Javits Center in New York from May 16-20, 2021. Emerging and ...

Design

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When the Government of Canada contemplated developing a co-working concept, they chose Orleans, a ...
Building a control system for a modern lighting installation can seem like an impossibly complex ...
The design of outdoor architectural fixtures requires the consideration of multiple environmental ...
As part of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University, the ...
When eSentire moved to its new corporate headquarters in Factory Square (Waterloo, Ontario), it ...
Acting as a hub for performing arts in Winnipeg, Canada, the Centennial Concert Hall has long ...
The town of Vanderhoof, British Columbia has built the Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre. A stunning new ...
Whether sitting in a second-floor meeting space, or entering the lobby, it’s impossible not to ...
The 60L from Litecontrol is being used for wall grazing applications throughout ...
Traxon Technologies, an Osram business, is brightening the skyline in San Francisco as ...

LED Technology

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While DMX is an industry standard and a workhorse protocol for dynamic lighting controls that ...
The U.S. Department of Energy has released the results of a study examining ...
The rising demand for a strong surveillance system worldwide is likely to boost IR LED market ...
Scientists at the Circadian Light Research Center have identified the narrow band of blue light ...
The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) recently published a study seeking to compare ...
The Alberta Electrical Association (AEA) held their first virtual Learning Expo this past week, ...

New Products

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The Appleton Contender low-profile LED luminaire by Emerson is a safe, economical solution for ...
Birchwood Lighting, a Leviton company, announced the launch of the BW165, an all-new small ...
Magic Light announces the newest addition to their In Ground / Wall / Ceiling Disc light ...
The YDD-L is an energy-efficient dusk to dawn yard light. It was designed for barns and ...
Eaton's Wiring Devices AL series dimmers offer a versatile option for any dimming application - ...
Magic Lite's new CCT adjustable T-LED Fixtures. T-LED Edge Light CCT is a modern, ...
Beghelli has expanded their line of hazardous LED lighting line to include each class and division ...
The Klick System by A-LINE, a Liteline brand, is the perfect combination of track and LED fixtures. ...
Liteline Corporation's 4¼" aluminum remodel housing is now available in black in addition to ...
Aculux 2" LED Precision Luminaires With the diminutive 2"Aculux LED precision luminaire, you can ...
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