Resources

The following are several industry resources for your reference. Clicking on a link will open a new browser window so that you may conveniently tab back to our site from your taskbar.

Building Code Check is a resource site containing various Electric Code Links. Building Industry Consulting Services International BICSI is a not-for-profit telecommunications association, and a worldwide resource for technical publications, training, conferences, and registration programs for low-voltage cabling distribution design and installation. BICSI has over 20,000 members residing in 85 nations. Canadian Standards Association established in 1919 is considered a leader in the field of standards development and the application of these standards through product certification, management systems registration, and information products.

Electrician.Com is an internet site for approved Online Continuing Education for Electricians, Electrical Administrators, and Master Electricians. Electricsmarts.com provides a comprehensive resource for manufacturers, distributors, contractors, and other electrical industry professionals. As an Internet Smart Site, Electricsmarts.com anticipates the information and services you need, and then organizes it into logical, easy-to-access sections.

Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) is a broad-based association representing more than 200 members from the electrical, electronics, appliance, and telecommunications industry. Facilities Net is a website for professionals, who design, construct, manage, and maintain buildings. Independent Electrical Contractors Association (IEC) primary goal is to consider and deal by all lawful means with common problems of management, distribution, employment, and financial functions of the electrical construction industry. Insulated Cable Engineers Association (ICEA) is a professional organization dedicated to developing cable standards for the electric power, control, and telecommunications industries.

The International Electrotechnical Commission is the international standards and conformity assessment body for all fields of electrotechnology. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) helps advance global prosperity by promoting the engineering process of creating, developing, integrating, sharing, and applying knowledge about electrical and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the profession. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies from some 130 countries, one from each country. ETL Testing Laboratories, Inc. is recognized throughout the United States as an alternative to Underwriters Laboratories (UL).

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has for more than 70-years developed standards for the electrical manufacturing industry and is today one of the leading standards development organizations in the world. Joe Tedesco's National Electrical Code and Electrical Inspection Information website provides information regarding violations and safety related issues. Mike Holt - National Electrical Code Internet Connection helps the electrical contractor improve the management of their business by offering business consulting, business management seminars, and computerized estimating and billing software.

National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) is the electrical distributors' source for networking, education, and service.

Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) was founded in 1901, and is a leading representative of a segment of the construction market comprised of over 70,000 electrical contracting firms.

National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) is a North American trade association dedicated to promoting the use of independent manufacturers' representatives as the most effective way to market products in the electrical industry.

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) publishes the National Electrical Code. National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) mission is to develop and standardize training to educate the members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the National Electrical Contractors Association. Power Quality magazine is a respected trade publication for buyers, users, and specifiers of power quality-related products and services for the electric power industry. Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is a national trade organization with more than 900-large and small companies that provides communications and information technology products and services. Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent, not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization. UL has tested products for public safety for more than a century. Each year, more than 16- billion UL Marks are applied to products worldwide.

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Wiring Harness Manufacturers Association (WHMA) was founded in 1993, and represents the interests and concerns of over 100 US and Canadian manufacturers of Electronic Cable Assemblies, Cord Sets, and Wiring Harnesses and over 50 suppliers to the industry.

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