What are NEiS?

National Electrical Installation Standards are the first quality standards for electrical construction, developed by the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), in partnership with several industry organizations, to clearly define the actions needed to perform an installation in a “neat and workmanlike manner”, as often referenced in the NEC.

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Raising the Bar

What are NEIS? National Electrical Installation Standards (NEIS) are the first 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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Featured Standards

NECA 701-2013 Standard for Energy Management, Demand Response and Energy Solutions

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NECA 100-2013 NEIS Symbols for Electrical Construction Drawings (ANSI)

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NEIS Highlights

  • 101 Reasons to Thank Charlie Trout at the NECA Show

    Friday, September 27, 2013

    Charles M. “Charlie” Trout has for many years distinguished himself as the premier source of National Electrical Code knowledge for thousands within our industry. Charlie is now concluding his service on NECA’s Codes and Standards Committee and his involvement in the NEC code-making process. Charlie had reached thousands of participants in the electrical industry as the author of NECA’s popular Code Question of the Day.

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  • Get Safety Smart: Attend the Safety Forum at NECA 2013 Washington D.C.

    Sunday, September 01, 2013

    The Second Annual NECA Safety Forum will focus on informing, educating and training participants on current safety and health changes, demands and best practices being adopted and implemented in the electrical industry.

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State Regulations

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.

Code Question of the Day

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