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Featured Publication

  • 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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  • Next Steps in Portability as a Means to Improve the Electrical Construction Industry and Benefit IBEW Membership

    The IBEW wants to increase man-hours and market share, as well as organize non-union electrical contractors. Signatory electrical contractors are trying to maintain relationships with existing clients and, at the same time, become more competitive with non-union contractors.

    Reducing restrictions on portability will facilitate achieving all these goals.

    F3408_NextSteps_in_PortabilityPurchase the Book:
    Index#: F3408

    Available for purchase at $15/members, $20/non-members.
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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. 

    Purchase the Guide:

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

    Index#: 5126-14CD
    Available for purchase at $160/members, $320/non-members.
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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 necanet.org/BasicForemanship to learn more
  • 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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  • 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).

    Pricing:

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

  • 2015 National Training Institute

    NTI World Class Logo

    National Training Institute (NTI) is an annual event that offers a variety of educational and training opportunities to meet the rapidly changing demands of the electrical industry.

    The electrical training ALLIANCE, a joint effort between NECA and IBEW to provide the best in quality education for the electrical industry.
    Learn more about the 2015 NTI
  • Council on Industrial Relations Holds Next Session Aug. 10-12

    The Council on Industrial Relations provides a forum for the peaceful resolution of labor disputes in the electrical contracting industry. The next session is August 10-12, to be held at Washington DC's Capital Hilton.

    Learn more
  • 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 necanet.org/BasicForemanship to learn more
  • NECA Webinars






    View upcoming and download or watch past webinars. 

    Visit necanet.org/Webinars
  • 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.

    Watch or Download Webinar Recording

NECA Member Showcase

  • David Long

    David Long
    District 3 Vice President, Miller Electric, Jacksonville, FL, has been in the electrical construction industry since 1975, when he became a construction wireman for Miller Electric. In 2012 Long was named president of Miller Electric, and has since served on the Local JATC Committee as chairman or secretary for over 15 years, and was appointed as Governor and Board of Director for the North Florida Chapter, NECA. Nationally, Long has also served on the NJATC Curriculum Committee and NECA’s Workforce Development Committee. In 2012 he received the Coggeshall Award and was inducted into theAcademy of Electrical Contracting. Long is currently a member of the ELECTRI Council and NECA's Political Leadership Council (PLC).
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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.
  • 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.