News en Become a Product of the Year Judge <div class="node-body article-body">As a reader of EC&M magazine, you're probably familiar with our annual Product of the Year competition. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:48:00 +0000 145281 at IECA Asks President Trump to Nominate Candidates to FERC <div class="node-body article-body">The Industrial Energy Consumers of America urged President Donald Trump this week to nominate three candidates</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Design News Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:27:00 +0000 144971 at Copyright Win McNamee/Getty Images Time to Comment on TIA Related to Splices in Temporary Installations <div class="node-body article-body">Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) Log #1244 to NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, 2017 edition, revises Sec. 590.4(G). </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEC News Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:16:00 +0000 144491 at Massachusetts Votes to Put 2017 NEC into Operation <div class="node-body article-body">According to a recent edition of NEMA's Code Alerts, the Massachusetts Board of Fire Prevention Regulators voted unanimously on Dec.1, 2016, to accept the recommendation of the MA Electrical Code Advisory Committee to promulgate the 2017 National Electrical Code with specific administrative modifications and technical amendments.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEC News Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:20:00 +0000 143161 at DOE Recognizes UC Berkeley For Campus-Wide Energy Innovations <div class="node-body article-body">The Energy Department’s Better Buildings Challenge program recognized University of California, Berkeley for its leadership in energy efficiency. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Building News Fri, 04 Nov 2016 14:38:00 +0000 142141 at Seabees Repair Critical Electrical Infrastructure in Haiti <div class="node-body article-body">Two Seabee technicians from Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC), Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) division, deployed in support of the ongoing relief operations in Haiti. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Power Quality Fri, 14 Oct 2016 19:58:00 +0000 141341 at <p>Petty Officer 1st Class Colby Wightman (Right) volunteered to assist in the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts by loading and delivering 300 bags of beans and rice, in two sorties, to individuals affected by Hurricane Matthew in Jeremie.</p> Installing Lightning Protection Systems in Washington: Requirements <div class="node-body article-body">How can I install a lightning protection system without being a licensed electrical contractor?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Management News Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:18:00 +0000 141211 at SW_Photo/iStock/Thinkstock Limited Time to Comment on TIA Related to EV Charging Systems <div class="node-body article-body">Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) Log #1242 to NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, 2017 edition, revises Sec. 625.44(A) and adds two new Sections (625.54 and 625.56). The comment closing date on this TIA is October 21, 2016.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> NEC News Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:21:00 +0000 140831 at FERC Finalizes New Reliability Standard on Geomagnetic Disturbances <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently voted to support continued reliable operation of the nation’s bulk-power system by approving a new reliability standard that addresses the vulnerability of electric transmission systems to geomagnetic disturbances (GMD), which are caused by solar events that distort (with varying intensities) the Earth’s magnetic field.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:51:00 +0000 140581 at <p>OceanFishing/iStock/Thinkstock</p> Fluke Acquires eMaint Enterprises <div class="node-body article-body">Fluke Corp. has acquired eMaint Enterprises, LLC, a provider of computerized maintenance management software (CMMS). </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:46:00 +0000 140401 at