News & Announcements

Updates Include Changes to Clauses ROSSLYN, Va., November 8, 2016—Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78 revised ANSI C78.1195 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Double-Capped Fluorescent Lamps—Safety Specifications. Adopted by ANSI ASC C78 as a nationally acknowledged international standard, this revision of IEC 61195, ed2.2 (2014-09) includes deviations for clauses 2 and 3.

Districts, projects, individuals honored for driving ZNE in new and existing projects

Automation systems experts complete work at Northeastern University’s newest research facility Lynnfield, MA – JM Electrical Company, Inc., the leader in advanced automated building system installations, announced that it has completed the installation of an advanced automation system at Northeastern University’s (NEU) Interdisciplinary Science & Engineering Complex (ISEC), a 220,000 square foot development on Columbus Avenue.

    AFCI/GFCI protection at the point of use is easier for the contractor to install, easier for the homeowner to see, and easier to troubleshoot. See why. 

Nov. 1, 2016—Orbit Industries is proud to announce the opening of a new regional distribution center and manufacturing facility in East Tennessee. This 450,000 square foot facility in the city of Morristown will be the first Orbit has established outside of its main Los Angeles headquarters.

ROSSLYN, VA, October 26, 2016—With respondents no longer expressing concern over monetary policy uncertainty and noting that the conclusion of the 2016 election season was near, NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) returned to expansionary territory with a score of 55.6. The vast majority of respondents, 78 percent, reported conditions unchanged in October, compared to 47 percent last month. Only 6 percent faced worse conditions this month versus 29 percent in September.

Rosendin Electric Projects Chosen Among the Best in the World in Categories of Green Projects and Residential/Hospitality

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 25, 2016 – Thomas & Betts (T&B), a member of the ABB Group, has enhanced the availability of its Harnessflex product line by localizing manufacturing to the United States on select high-demand products. The plants will be manufacturing nylon components. The specific products affected are select Harnessflex back shells for automotive electrical wiring.

ROSSLYN, Va., October 21, 2016—Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published a white paper that discusses new requirements that help reduce energy consumption in commercial buildings. NEMA WD ARCP 1-2016 Automatic Receptacle Control to Meet ASHRAE 90.1-2010 and California (CA) Title 24 explains the controlled receptacle requirement now appearing within non-residential energy codes, as well as a summary of typical application settings.