Professional electricians aren’t the type of people who find their job getting stagnant. There are always new challenges, industry trends, and changing regulations to keep track of. So how can they stay up to date? One useful way is to take advantage of some of the best blogs out there.
However, it can sometimes seem like there are too many blogs to keep track of in the industry. How can someone know which ones are trustworthy?
This is where LED Lighting Supply steps in to help. We have put together a list of our top 7 blogs for electrical contractors that we consider reputable, including some meant for new professionals breaking into the industry, or established electricians looking to work on their skills.
Electrical Easy bills itself as an educational website with the goal of explaining the basics of electrical theory alongside useful diagrams. This blog is especially useful for electrical engineering students and electrical apprentices, or anyone looking to brush up on the basics.
Electrical News is a major industry publication that has been around for 30+ years. Their site provides in-depth coverage on industry happenings, which is especially useful for anyone running their own electrical business.
We post a lot of useful content for electricians and electrical contractors here on LED Lighting Supply’s official blog – not just lighting-related content. Follow our blog or join our newsletter to see our latest insights before anyone else!
Much like Electrical Easy, this blog focuses on the basics. They have several unique features like a bank of electrical engineering multiple choice questions (great for anyone preparing for a certification exam), and content about the full range of electrical applications.
We love the blog over on Mister Sparky due to their wide range of posts, which are added to frequently. Although the topics that they cover are very surface level, they will give you a ton of useful ideas and content to better help answer other peoples questions.
East-West Electric offers insightful information on a range of industry relevant topics. From the benefits of installing solar panels to tips for homeowners on saving money, they offer fresh content on a regular basis.
Taking Your Industry Knowledge to the Next Level
These blogs are a great place to keep building your electrical know-how.
Have a specific question that you can’t find an answer for? Check out our ranking of the top electrical forums for electricians. These are great places to discuss specific topics and share advice with professionals from around the world.
More Electrician Blog Topics
Looking for some more topics to write on your own blog? Check out some ideas we’ve come up with for interesting reads!
- How using the right LED light fixture can save you money in your commercial space.
- What 5 questions you should ask before hiring an electrician?
- Provide a step by step guide to replacing Metal halide and fluorescent lights in your business.
- What’s the big deal with LED lighting anyways?
- 5 ways to stay safe when working with electricity.
- What is a power surge? And what damage can it cause?
- What are the differences between LED, Metal Halide and Fluorescent lights?
- What are the 5 most common electrical issues in a commercial office?
- What causes a breaker to flip?
- What are 5 necessary steps to find a good, reliable electrician?
About the Author
Dwayne Kula is President of LED Lighting Supply. On any given day, Dwayne is writing content for the site and helps manage the marketing initiatives that are on-going. He has a Software Engineering degree and still dabbles in writing software for the company as needed. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, working out, playing the occasional game of golf and exploring New England.