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Insurance Industry Promotes Best Practices in Code Adoption and Enforcement

Insurance Industry Promotes Best Practices in Code Adoption and Enforcement

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Bryan P. Holland, NEMA Southern Region Field Representative One sentence in the foreword to the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace[1] posits, “It can be debated that all of the requirements of the National Electrical Code, when traced through a chain of events, relate to an electrical hazard.” This is likely true for every code and standard Read more…

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Advocating for Safer Lithium Coin Batteries

Advocating for Safer Lithium Coin Batteries

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Jonathan Stewart, Government Relations Manager, NEMA Lithium coin batteries are ubiquitous in today’s consumer-centric America. Everything from your wrist watch to your garage door opener—not to mention the seemingly endless variety of electronic toys for grown-ups and kids alike—might run on coin cells. The number grows each year—a good trend for the consumer whose life Read more […]

Saudi Arabia Consortium to Implement Technical, Outreach, and Trade Goals

Saudi Arabia Consortium to Implement Technical, Outreach, and Trade Goals

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Khaled Masri, Program Manager, NEMA, and Craig Updyke, Director, Trade and Commercial Affairs, NEMA In 2015, with the support of specific NEMA member companies and related stakeholders, NEMA organized and launched the Saudi Arabia Market Access Consortium as a matter of necessity for specific companies and service providers who face challenges as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia implements Read more […]

Intelligent Devices Offer Safety, Preserve Property

Intelligent Devices Offer Safety, Preserve Property

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. Dave Loucks, PhD, Manager, Application & Advanced System Engineering, Eaton The cost of microprocessors, temperature sensors, and electronic current sensors has decreased dramatically in the last 10 to 15 years. While much attention has been focused on using microprocessors to connect devices to a network, many of the use cases for residential device communication have focused more Read more […]