New NEC Web Site
Go to www.necdirect.org for instant answers to National Electrical Code (NEC) questions! At this site, you'll consult with the same electrical engineers who help develop NEC requirements. Free public access includes expert solutions to frequently asked questions, online calculators for dwelling and motor circuits, job-specific electrical communities with discussion bulletin boards, links to other sites, and more. You'll also find a complete catalog of NEC resources, and an online registry for public seminars.

Cephren and ASA Expand Partnership
Cephren Inc., an online workplace for the $3.6 trillion global construction industry, recently announced an industry partnership with the American Subcontractors Association (ASA), a national trade association with more than 6500 member companies, predominantly specialty subcontractors. This alliance expands Cephren's existing relationship with ASA as part of a joint effort to deliver powerful, online e-commerce, procurement, and project management services to ASA members through Cephren's online workplace. Services include Cephren ProjectNet, MarketNet, and PrintNet. ASA members will be able to access Cephren's suite of these Web-based services directly from www.asaonline.com, and www.cephren.com.