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Volume 15, Issue Number 2 July 9, 2012

NECA Releases New Standard on Photovoltaic Systems

NECA 412-2012, Standard for Installing and Maintaining Photovoltaic Systems (ANSI) is now available from the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). This highly anticipated standard describes the application procedures for installing photovoltaic (PV) power systems and components.

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Special Offers for Safety Pros at NECA 2012 Las Vegas!

Following the success of the second annual NECA Safety Professionals Conference, NECA will offer a specific selection of vital safety tracks presented at the new Safety Forum at the NECA convention in Las Vegas, Sept. 29-Oct. 2.

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NFPA 70-2014 NEC Update

In January, all NEC technical committees acted on 3,745 proposed revisions and proposed new articles. While the number of proposals is fewer than the past, the significance of many proposed revisions seems greater.

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NECA's Proposed Changes for NFPA 70E

The proposal deadline for submitting NFPA 70E changes has come and gone, but not without meaningful input from NECA. NECA submitted proposals that are related to employer responsibilities, including proposing revisions to Section 110.2(C) to clarify that employers are responsible to document CPR and AED training rather than to certify employees directly.

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Don't Miss the NECA 2012 Las Vegas Convention & Trade Show

The 2012 NECA Convention will be held in Las Vegas, September 29 - October 2. The NECA convention is the industry's premier annual event, with electrical contractors, estimators and project managers from around the country, all converging in one location. There are many standards- and safety-focused pre-convention workshops at NECA 2012 Las Vegas, including:

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Code Question of the Quarter

Question: Is it required to bond an outside generator grounding electrode system (it is a separately derived system) to the building grounding electrode system? If it is not a separately derived system, is it required to have a grounding electrode system since it’s a separate structure?/Photo Courtesy of NECA and NJATC

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