New Standard Projects

Description of NECA’s involvement in creating new or revising standards, how we do this in accordance with ANSI protocol and why it’s important to review these guidelines consistently.

NECA 102 (2013) - Standard for Installing Aluminum Rigid Metal Conduits
This standard describes installation procedures for aluminum rigid metal conduit (RMC).
Comment: This is a a revision

NECA/AA 104 (2013) - Standard for Installing Aluminum Building Wire and Cable
This standard describes installation procedures and design considerations for aluminum building wire and cable in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial applications not exceeding 600 volts.
Comment: This is a revision of the 2006 version.

NECA/CDA 108 (201x) - Recommended Practice for Designing and Installing Copper Building Wire Systems
This recommended practice describes installations procedures and design considerations for copper building wire and cable in residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial applications not exceeding 600 volts in compliance with the National Electrical Code (NEC).
Comment: This is a new standard.

NECA 121 (200x) - Standard for Installing Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable (Type NM-B) and Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cable (Type UF)
This standard describes installation procedures for nonmetallic-sheathed cable (Type NM) and underground feeder and branch-circuit cable (Type UF).
Comment: This is a revision of the 2007 edition

NECA 402 (201x) - Standard for Installing and Maintaining Motor Control Centers
This standard describes installation and maintenance procedures for motor control centers rated 600 volts or less; it does not cover motor control centers rated over 600 volts. It also covers periodic routine maintenance procedures for motor control centers and special procedures to be used after adverse circumstances such as short-circuits, ground-faults, or exposure to water.

NECA 411 (201x) - Standard for Installing and Maintaining Low-Voltage Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPSs)
A structured cabling system is a complete collective configuration of cabling and associated hardware on a premises which, when installed, provides a comprehensive telecommunications infrastructure. This infrastructure is intended to support a wide range of telecommunications services such as telephone and computer networks.

NECA 430 (201x) - Standard for Installing Medium-Voltage Metal-Clad Switchgear
This standard describes site preparation and installation of medium-voltage metal-clad switchgear rated 5 kV and 15 kV AC.

NECA/IENSA 501 (201x) - Standard for Installing Exterior Lighting Systems
This standard describes installation procedures for lighting systems commonly used in outdoor applications on and near commercial, institutional, industrial and storage buildings

NECA 504 (200x) - Standard for Installing Light Control Devices and Systems
This standard describes the installation and related work for lighting controls commonly used in commercial, institutional, industrial and residential buildings.
Comment: This is a new standard.

NECA/BICSI 568 (201x) - Standard for Installing Commercial Building Telecommunications Cabling
A structured cabling system is a complete collective configuration of cabling and associated hardware on a premises which, when installed, provides a comprehensive telecommunications infrastructure. This infrastructure is intended to support a wide range of telecommunications services such as telephone and computer networks.

In Review

NECA 303 (200x) - Standard for Installing Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) Systems
Describes installation procedures for closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems
Comment: This is a revision of the 2005 version.

NECA 410 (201x) - Standard for Installing and Maintaining Liquid-Filled Transformers
This standard describes installation procedures for pad-mounted, sealed, self-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.
Comment: This is a revision of the 2006 version.

NECA/NEMA 605 (201x) - Recommended Practice for Installing Underground Nometallic, Utility Duct
Describes the installation, shipping, and handling of underground single bore nonmetallic duct for power, lighting, signaling, and communications applications. Developed jointly with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association.
Comment: This is a revision to the 2005 version.

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