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  • NECA 701-2013 Adds Focus on Energy Conservation to NEIS Series

    NECA 701- 2013, Standard for Energy Management, Demand Response and Energy Solutions, is a timely addition to the growing NEIS library of standards focusing on energy conservation and renewable power. Energy management and conservation technology has moved rapidly, and the latest NEIS provides clear instruction to electrical contractors and specifying engineers looking for optimum performance from their energy systems. Learn more >

    Index #: 701-2013
    Pricing: $20 for NECA members and $40 for non-members
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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-202 Revised Standard for Installing and Maintaining Industrial Heat Tracing Systems

    NECA 202-2013, Standard for Installing and Maintaining Industrial Heat Tracing Systems is $20 for NECA members and $40 for non-members.

    Available in the NECA online store, (Index #202-2013.)

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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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  • 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: $599/members

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  • ELECTRI Releases: The Family Advantage - A Strategic Profile

    ELECTRI International – The Foundation for Electrical Construction, Inc. commissioned a study to examine family-owned and managed electrical construction companies. Generating Success: An Exploration of the Issues Facing the EC Industry Through The Lens of Family Businesses

    Index #: F3304
    Pricing: $0.00 Member/ $10.00 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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  • 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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Training Spotlight

  • NECA 2014 Safety Professionals Conference

    MAY 19-21, 2014 CHICAGO, IL

    The electrical industry is rapidly changing calling for electrical contractors to be at the cutting edge of safety and health requirements. Clients are demanding evidence of effective safety performance and the integration of safety and health management systems to job site safety. 
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  • 2014 Women In NECA (WIN) Summit

    Dallas, Texas

    April 10-11, 2014

    Women In NECA's 6th Leadership Summit will be an open dialogue about how mentoring, personal finance skills and professional development that can help WIN members improve their companies and lives.
    Learn more

  • 2014 Future Leaders Conference

    New York, NY

    April 23-25, 2014

    The program offers up-and-coming professionals an opportunity to network with their peers and a chance for them to consider the challenges their companies, industry and association will face in the future. 
    Learn more
  • NECA Now 2015 - Miami

  • 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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  • 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.

    View HazCom/SDS training materials
  • Newscast: Line Construction Special Edition

NECA Newscast: Building Information Modeling (BIM)

In this edition of NECA Newscast we are going to talk about what NECA is hoping to do for you in 2014 – with a short story on BIM and a new guide published by NECA, SMACNA & MCAA designed to get contractors talking about it. Plus, watch a story about the classes and seminars at our annual convention and various meeting throughout the year and get a first hand look at the new NECA News App for your smart phones and tablets.

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NECA Member Showcase

  • Rosendin Electric Working As EPC on 400 MW Texas Wind Farm

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    Renewable energy company New Generation Power Texas, LLC (NGP Texas), the newly formed subsidiary of Chicago-based New Generation Power, has begun the first phase of a 400 MW wind farm in Haskell County, Texas. Rosendin Electric is coordinating engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) for this large-scale project.
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  • Leonard E. Lynch, Jr.

    District 9 Vice President, Edward W. Scott Electric, San Francisco, CA, rejoined the association in 1987 and has since served in every office within the San Francisco Chapter, NECA (SFECA.) Lynch has also served on the LMCC, and is currently the chairman of the board for the Electrical Industry Services Bureau, and local pension and welfare board.
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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

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  • 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.
  • The 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!
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