National Electrical Installation Standards

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What are NEIS? National Electrical Installation Standards (NEIS) are the first and only quality and performance standards for electrical construction. They go beyond the minimum safety requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC) to define what is meant by installing electrical products and systems in a “neat and workmanlike manner.”

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NECA 202-2013 Standard for Installing and Maintaining Industrial Heat Tracing Systems (ANSI)

This standard describes procedures for the installation, testing, and documentation of electrical freeze protection and process heat tracing systems. Heat tracing cable types covered by this publication include: self-regulating, constant wattage, and zone heating cables and mineral insulated (MI) heating cables.NECA 202 is approved as an American National Standard (ANSI).
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NECA/NEMA 605-2005, Recommended Practice for Installing Underground Nonmetallic Utility Duct (ANSI)

Describes the installation, shipping, and handling of underground single bore nonmetallic duct for power, lighting, signaling, and communications applications. Developed jointly with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, NECA/NEMA 605 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).

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  • 2015 NECA Safety Awards Winners

    Monday, Apr 20, 2015
    NECA Safety is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Safety Excellence and Zero Injury Awards. Since its inception, the NECA Safety Awards program has continued to grow in applicants and winners. This year seen each NECA District had a winner.
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  • Electrical Code Coalition NEC Adoption Mission

    Friday, Mar 20, 2015
    The Electrical Code Coalition (ECC) is made up of 10 electrical industry organizations that have common interest in electrical safety for persons and property.
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Find the major provisions of electrical code, enforcement, and contractor/electrician licensing requirements for each state in the U.S. It is based upon information supplied by NECA Chapters.

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  • Monday, April 20, 2015
    CQD: 4/20/2015

    Charlie can't say how important the education you provide is to our day to day. On a recent site visit I noted to the electrician (brought in because we had AFCI breaker failure, but that's another story altogether) that the grounded (neutral) conductors were placed under the same screw on the buss. At first he argued that it was ok if conductors were of the same gauge and then stated since they were different gauge that was the problem. It's my belief that 408.41 says I'm right in either case. He agreed to move the conductor but under protest.

    Jeff Frishof

  • Friday, April 17, 2015
    CQD: 4/17/2015
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