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Featured Publication

  • NECA 420-2014 Standard for Fuse Applications (ANSI)

    This standard describes application and installation practices and procedures for low-voltage fuses. This publication applies to all classifications of fuses used for overcurrent protection of distribution, utilization, and control equipment used for power, heating, and lighting loads for commercial, institutional, and industrial use in nonhazardous indoor and outdoor locations.

    It also covers periodic routine maintenance and troubleshooting procedures for fuses, and special procedures used after adverse operating conditions, such as overcurrents, ground-faults, or exposure to water or other liquids.

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  • NFPA 70E Employer (Contractor) Responsibilities

    This guide forms a basis for a contractor’s compliance with NFPA 70E detailing planning and documentation requirements to effectively communicate risks to customers as well as to employees. 

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    Index#: 5126-14
    Available for purchase at $25/members, $50/non-members.

    Purchase the CD:

    Index#: 5126-14CD
    Available for purchase at $160/members, $320/non-members.

  • Basic Foremanship Blended Learning Course

    This course is geared toward working or dedicated foremen, foremen in smaller companies or in rural areas, foremen with little or no training, entry-level foremen, and journeymen aspiring to be a foreman.

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  • NECAWORKS™ Screening Tool Annual Subscription

    Index Number: NECAWORKS

    NECAWORKS™ offers the fundamental tools and information links to "screen" a project. Using data supplied by you and your client, it determines a "Benefit/Cost Ratio", or "B/C Ratio" for projects you intend to bid. (Subscription only available to NECA members)

    Price: $0/members

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  • eSafetyLine Software (NECA Safety Expert System Software)

    Formally the NECA Safety Expert System, this online subscription provides users with complete company safety manual, written programs, polices, procedures and forms. Additional features include an industry practices database, NFPA 70E PPE Selector, message board, training materials and a robust recordkeeping system. 

    Index Number: 5119S
    FormatElectronic Subscription

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  • Achieving Spatial Coordination Through BIM: A Guide for Specialty Contractors

    NECA, MCAA and SMACNA released a joint, in-depth analysis of how specialty contractors can best use Building Information Modeling (BIM) to the advantage of all construction project stakeholders. Learn more >
    Free to NECA Members (Index# SCBIM-2013.) 

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  • NECA Manual of Labor Units (MLU) 2013-14

    Index Number: 4090-13

    Since 1923, NECA has compiled and published labor unit data for the electrical construction industry. The NECA MLU has long been the standard in the industry, and its prominence among other estimating data sources is well documented. 
    Pricing: $70.00 Member/ $200.00 Non-member

    Reccomended Add-On: 2013-14 Manual of Labor Units (MLU) Tabs 
    Pricing: $15.95 Member/ $22.95 Non-member

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  • Combining Charging Station Installation with Energy Efficiency Upgrades: An Emerging Market (F3301)

    Index Number: F3301
    Plug-in vehicles fall into one of two main categories: Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) or Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs) sometimes referred to as Battery Electric Vehicle (BEVs). PEVs/BEVs are all-electric vehicles with no internal combustion engine (ICE). Collectively, all of these are more commonly referred to as Electric Vehicles (EVs).


    Member: $0.00 (PDF Download)
    Non-Member: $35.00 (PDF Download)
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Training Spotlight

  • NECA Now 2015 - Miami

    APRIL 13-16, 2015

    Far from your typical meeting, NECANOW 2015 is a three-day executive leadership conference focused on your professional and personal growth.

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  • Basic Foremanship Blended Learning Course

    This course is geared toward working or dedicated foremen, foremen in smaller companies or in rural areas, foremen with little or no training, entry-level foremen, and journeymen aspiring to be a foreman.
    Visit to learn more
  • NEC 2014 Changes Webinar

    NECA is an active participant in the NEC development process with representation on each of the 19 NEC technical committees. This Webinar is an extensive overview of significant changes proposed to the National Electrical Code for the 2014 cycle. Learn what was proposed, and how these changes may impact your business. Be ahead of the game by catching a glimpse of some interesting NEC revisions that are coming in the next edition.

    Download or Watch the Webinar Recording
  • NFPA 70E© Educating Parties on Shared Responsibilities Webinar

    NECA held a 90-minute webinar on NFPA 70E © Educating Parties on Shared Responsibilities on April 1, 2014, where NECA's Director of Safety Wesley Wheeler and representatives from safety experts Intec inc. highlighted important changes in the latest edition of NFPA70E.

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  • OSHA Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling (GHS) Compliance

    NECA has provided contractors with materials your company needs to train employees on the new Hazard Communications and Safety Data Sheets by the December 1, 2013 Deadline. View a copy of the presentation, download a recording, and all materials online to ensure your company is compliant with the OSHA training requirements today.

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  • JATC Training Centers Benefit Unions and Customers: 4-Part Documentary

 presents a 4-part series of four videos that highlight the 285 individual, local JATCs, or joint apprenticeship training centers, around the country and the specialized training they offer.

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NECA Member Showcase

  • Former NECA Contractor Executive Named Honorary Badgers Captain

    Keenan Credit:
    93-year-old former Edward Electric executive, Joe Keenan, was named honorary captain for the Badgers football game against Illinois and participated in the coin toss at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. “It was a great honor for me to be honored by the University of Wisconsin 71 years after I last played,” said Keenan.
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Premier Partners

NECA’s Premier Partner sponsorship program connects NECA members to the leading companies in the electrical construction industry. 
Learn more about the Premier Partners program

  • View a complete listing of NECA's resources and industry information by topic.
  • NECA’s education programs provide innovation, business trends and effective leadership exclusive to electrical contractors.
  • NECA is working every day to ensure you have every opportunity available to stay on top of the issues affecting your business and to be directly in touch with your Senators and your Representative in Congress.
  • NECA2015SanFran-fbThe NECA Convention is an exciting mix of opportunities for education, inspiration, networking, and fun!
  • NECA communities are member-initiated groups where contractors and industry professionals sharing common interests and business concerns can come together.
  • NECA membership isn’t just about saving your firm time and money; it’s also about helping your company make more money and achieve success!
  • NECA contractors employ the most highly trained and reliable workforce in the industry. They will get your job done right the first time, on time, without disrupting your business.