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NEIS Review

NEIS are the only ANSI-approved performance and workmanship industry standards for electrical construction.


NEIS are used by construction owners, specifiers and contractors to clearly illustrate the performance and workmanship standards essential for different types of electrical construction. NEIS are also referenced throughout the National Electrical Code (

NEC®).

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We Want You! NEIS Call for Public Review

NECA is in the process of creating and revising several NEIS (ANSI approved standards), and would like you to participate in this process!

We are looking for members in the underrepresented categories of Producer, General Interest, and Government in the revisions listed below. Please see a description of the categories below. If you feel that you would like to be involved in the review process, please contact Sofia Arias at 301-215-4549 or by email at sofia.arias@necanet.org

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  • General Interest – Those who are not associated with electrical construction. This category typically includes professional and lay people employed by academic and scientific institutions, experts, government agencies, insurance companies, etc.
  • Producer – Those who are predominantly involved with the manufacture of products and systems installed by electrical contractors. This category usually includes manufacturers and trade associations.
  • Government – This category typically includes government agencies that contract for electrical construction work.

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NEIS Revisions:

  • NECA 111-2003, Standard for Installing Nonmetallic Raceways (RNC, ENT, LFNC)

  • NECA 121-2007, Standard for Installing Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable (Type NM-B) and Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cable (Type UF)

  • NECA 303-2005, Standard for Installing Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) Systems

  • NECA 305-2010, Standard for Fire Alarm System Job Practices

  • NECA/IESNA 501-2006, Standard for Installing Exterior Lighting Systems

  • NECA/IESNA 502-2006, Standard for Installing Industrial Lighting Systems

New NEIS:

  • NECA 781 Recommended Practice for Installing and Maintaining Lightning Protection Systems

  • NECA 416 Recommended Practice for Installing Stored Energy Systems

  • NECA 504 Recommended Practice for Installing Indoor Lighting Control Devices and Systems

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