Doug Chandler

Executive Editor, Penton Media

Doug Chandler began writing about the electrical industry in 1992, and still finds there's never a shortage of stories to be told. So he spends his days finding them and telling them. Educationally, he's a Jayhawk with an English degree. Outside of work, he can often be found banging drums or harvesting tomatoes.

Posts by Doug Chandler

Alliance to promote smart lighting

The alliance’s new Connected Lighting Working Group will develop ways for IP-enabled, multi-color and energy-efficient LED light bulbs to work in....More

Southwire to Expand Wire & Cable Capacity

Southwire Co., Carrollton, Ga., said it’s expanding its production capacity for building wire and feeder MC cable by renovating an existing 650....More

Soraa Founder Nakamura Wins Nobel Prize for Blue LED

Shuji Nakamura, one of the founders of LED lighting manufacturer Soraa, has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics. The Nobel committee....More

New-home sales top 500,000 in August, highest since 2008

Sales of newly built, single-family homes increased 18% in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units in August, the highest level....More

Generac acquires MAC heaters with eye on oil & gas

Generac Holdings Inc., Waukesha, Wis., manufacturer of power generation equipment and other engine powered products, announced the purchase of MAC....More

Philips Lighting Solutions Business to Stand Alone

Philips’ Lighting Solutions business, already the global leader in lighting and serving a growing market estimated to exceed €60 billion (....More

HD Supply Facilities Maintenance opens Houston DC

HD Supply Facilities Maintenance, HD Supply’s unit for maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products, opened its newest distribution center in....More

Twitter tests marketing “Buy Now” button with Home Depot

Twitter apparently sees a big opportunity in e-commerce and is working with several big name retailers on a “Buy Now” button to sell their wares....More

Grainger data center is first to be certified by new LEED standards

Grainger says its new data center in Lake Forest is the first to be certified by the U.S Green Building Council’s new LEED green building standards....More

Belden and Tripwire band together to fight cyber-hackers

Tripwire Inc., Portland, Ore., a global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, and Belden Inc., St. Louis, are partnering on....More