The NEMA Lighting Systems Division developed a white paper to assist policy makers and government officials in evaluating the important considerations related to their goals to procure energy-efficient lighting systems for their agencies and for state or local communities. Craig Updyke, Manager for Trade and Commercial Affairs in NEMA’s Government Relations Department, clarifies the division’s goals and intentions related to this new white paper.
NEMA’s Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Section launched an updated version of its website, nemasurge.org. The website, home to the NEMA Surge Protection Institute, provides information and resources to residential, commercial, and industrial consumers related to surge protection. The website not only looks more appealing, but information is now easier to find.
Today we chat with NEMA Government Relations Manager Jonathan Stewart about battery safety, how to avoid counterfeit products, and how to safely use portable space heaters.
The holidays are quickly approaching. Did you know an average of 230 home fires begin with Christmas trees each year? Another 150 fires beginning with holiday lights and other decorative lighting. Julie Chavanne, communications director of the Electrical Safety Foundation International, joins us to discuss how to keep family and friends safe throughout the holiday season.
Electrical and alarm contractor licensing, construction permitting, and job-site inspection is a fundamental regulatory activity in nearly every state in the U.S. Ineffective or improper regulation of construction can have devastating consequences. NEMA’s Southern Regional Field Representative Bryan Holland joins us to talk about the importance of these activities.
This podcast is part of series focused on NEMA’s new Electric Resistance Heating Section. Today we’re discussing zone heating and its associated benefits with Kelly Stinson, manager of R&D and renewable product engineering at Dimplex North America.
Tim Pollard of Oratium shares details on his afternoon keynote titled “Oratium Advanced Sales and Executive Messaging.
John Williamson stops by to chat about his work with Atkore and his IW 2014 experience.
Our friends to the north have similar goals, and together we can work toward a safer electrical industry. Jim Taggart, president and CEO of Electro-Federation Canada (EFC), joins us to discuss EFC’s relationship and work with NEMA.
What benefits does NEMA offer for small-business? Sue Graham, president and CEO of ELANTAS, explains and shares the results of NEMA’s Small Business Consortium survey.