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NECA 200-2010, Recommended Practice for Installing and Maintaining Temporary Electric Power at Construction Sites (ANSI)

Describes installation procedures for temporary power at construction sites. It covers the planning, installation, expansion, maintenance, cutover, and removal of temporary power systems operating at 600 volts or less. NECA 200 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).

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NECA 400-2007, Standard for Installing and Maintaining Switchboards (ANSI)

This standard describes installation procedures for deadfront distribution switchboards rated 600 volts or less. This standard also covers periodic routine maintenance procedures for switchboards and special procedures to be used after adverse circumstances, such as a short circuit, ground-fault, or immersion in water. NECA 400 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).

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NECA 402-2014, Standard for Installing and Maintaining Motor Control Centers (ANSI)

Describes installation and maintenance practices for motor control centers rated 600 volts or less. It also covers periodic routine maintenance procedures for motor control centers and special procedures to be used after adverse circumstances, such as a short-circuit, ground-fault, or immersion in water. NECA 402 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).

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NECA 406-2014, Standard for Installing Residential Generator Sets (ANSI)

Describes installation procedures for (a) Generator sets permanently installed at one-family dwellings to provide backup power, typically rated 120/240 volts, single-phase, three-wire; and (b) Generator sets fueled by gasoline, natural gas, or liquified petroleum (LP) gas. NECA 406 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).

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NECA 407-2015, Standard for Installing and Maintaining Panelboards

This standard describes installation and maintenance procedures for panelboards, and special procedures used after adverse operating conditions such as a short-circuit, ground-fault, or immersion in water. This standard applies to panelboards rated 600 Volts AC or less, with main disconnects or lugs rated 1600 Amperes or less, and with feeder or branch circuit overcurrent devices rated 1200 Amperes or less. This publication applies to single panelboards, multi-section panelboards, and load centers that are installed in the fiend and used for distributing power for commercial, institutional, and industrial loads in nonhazardous locations both indoors and outdoors.
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NECA 408-2009, Standard for Installing and Maintaining Busways (ANSI)

Describes installation procedures for feeder and plug-in busways and associated accessories rated 600 volts AC or less and 100 amperes or more. It also covers periodic routine maintenance procedures for busways and special procedures used after adverse operating conditions, such as a short-circuit, ground-fault, or immersion in water. NECA 408 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).
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NECA 409 - 2015, Standard for Installing and Maintaining Dry-Type Transformers (ANSI)

Describes installation and maintenance practices for dry-type, two-winding transformers used for supplying power, heating, and lighting loads for commercial, institutional, and industrial use in nonhazardous locations, both indoors and outdoors. NECA 409 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).
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NECA 410-2013 Standard for Installing and Maintaining Liquid-Filled Transformers (ANSI)

This standard describes installation procedures for pad-mounted, sealed, self-cooled or fan-cooled, compartmental, single- and three-phase liquid filled distribution and power transformers with primary windings rated from 2400 volts to 35 kV AC, nominal, and rated from 75 kVA through 5000 kVA, and associated accessories, designed for outdoor installation at grade level with underground entrance of primary and secondary conductors, and used for supplying power, heating and lighting loads for commercial, institutional, and industrial use in nonhazardous locations.

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NECA 411-2014 Standard for Installing and Maintaining Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) (ANSI)

Describes installation and maintenance procedures for permanently installed, static, three-phase Uniterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) rated 30 kVA or more and rated 600 volts or less and related battery systems installed indoors and outdoors for commercial, institutional, and industrial applications. NECA 411 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).

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NECA 420-2014 Standard for Fuse Applications (ANSI)

This standard describes application and installation practices and procedures for low-voltage, medium-voltage, and high-voltage fuses. This publication applies to all classifications of fuses used for overcurrent protection of distribution, utilization, and control equipment used for power, heating, and lighting loads for commercial, institutional, and industrial use in nonhazardous indoor and outdoor locations.

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NECA 430-2006, Standard for Installing Medium-Voltage Metal-Clad Switchgear (ANSI)

Describes installation of medium-voltage metal-clad switchgear. NECA 430 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).

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NECA 700-2010 Standard for Installing Overcurrent Protection to Achieve Selective Coordination

Describes the application procedures for selecting and adjusting low-voltage overcurrent protective devices to achieve selective coordination. NECA 700 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).
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NECA/EGSA 404-2014 Standard for Installing Generator Sets (ANSI)

This Standard describes installation procedures for generators and related accessories and systems that are permanently installed for on-site standby or emergency power generation that are typically fueled by natural gas or diesel.  Such generators may be defined as “emergency systems” or “legally-required standby systems” intended to supply power for emergency or life-safety applications in accordance with NFPA 70, National Electrical Code.

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NEIS Yearbook Volume 9

This reference tool is a complete digital collection of NECA’s performance standards for electrical construction and maintenance. It contains the complete set of NEIS, including updated and new standards series through mid-2013. Several NEIS in the Yearbook have been revised and expanded to align with the current edition of the National Electrical Code and other applicable standards.
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NECA 503-2005, Standard for Installing Fiber Optic Lighting Systems

Describes installation procedures for installing glass fiber optics lighting systems.

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NECA/AA 104-2012, Standard for Installing Aluminum Building Wire and Cable (ANSI)

This standard describes installation procedures and design considerations for aluminum building wire and cable in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial applications not exceeding 2000 volts. 

Developed jointly with the Aluminum Association, NECA/AA 104-2012 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).

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NECA/IESNA 500-2006, Standard for Installing Indoor Lighting Systems (ANSI)

Describes installation procedures for indoor-commercial lighting systems, including fluorescent and HID luminaires. Developed jointly with the Illuminating Engineering Society of North American. NECA/IESNA 500 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).

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NECA/IESNA 501-2006 Standard for Installing Exterior Lighting Systems (ANSI)

Describes installation procedures for installing exterior lighting systems. NECA/IESNA 501 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).

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NECA/IESNA 502-2006 Standard for Installing Industrial Lighting Sytems (ANSI)

This standard describes installation procedures for installing industrial lighting systems. NECA/IESNA 502 is approved as an American National Standard (ANS).

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NEIS Lighting Series

This 4-volume compilation includes: NECA/IESNA 500, Recommended Practice for Installing Indoor Commercial Lighting Systems; NECA/IESNA 501, Recommended Practice for Installing Exterior Lighting Systems; and NECA/IESNA 502, Recommended Practice for Installing Industrial Lighting Systems; and NECA 503, Standard for Installing Fiber Optic Lighting Systems. Save 15% compared to the cost of purchasing the four standards separately.
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