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NEMA Attends 2014 International Building Show, Showcases Several Member Products

ROSSLYN, Va. —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is attending the National Association of Home Builders’ International Building Show to encourage builders and designers to incorporate advanced heating solutions, electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), and surge protective devices into their design plans for new homes and businesses. The event will be held February 4-6...

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NEMA Welcomes Senate Vote to normalize US-Russia trade.

NEMA welcomed bipartisan approval by U.S. Senate of legislation to grant permanent normal trade relations status (PNTR) to Russia and provide access for U.S. businesses to benefits associated with world's ninth largest economy's entry into rules-based international trading system. According to NEMA President and CEO Evan Gaddis, this legislationÂ- enables manufacturers and service providers...

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NEMA Fluorescent Lamp Indexes show 4Q 2010 and yearly figures.

NEMA's T5 lamp index increased to 164.5 during 4Q 2010, and shipments grew nearly 31.0% over 2009. T8 lamp shipments increased 6.7% percent for year despite 2.2% dip during 4Q, and T12 lamp index showed declines of 7.1% for year and 9.7% from Q3. While market shares for T5 and T12 shipments increased 1.0% each, T8s declined by 2.0% during 4Q. For calendar year 2010, T5 and T8 shares respectively...

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NEMA Lighting Systems Division Endorses Global Lighting Association Safety Guidelines for Ultraviolet Disinfecting Devices

Rosslyn, Va., July 29, 2020 — The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Lighting Systems Division endorses the Global Lighting Association (GLA) position statement on germicidal ultraviolet irradiation. According to GLA, germicidal ultraviolet irradiation is a proven methodology for inactivating viruses on solid surfaces, in water, and air. As such, it is expected to be a...

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NEMA Publishes COVID-19 Guide for Disinfecting Electrical Equipment

ROSSLYN, Va., May 13, 2020—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA GD 4-2020 COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidance for Electrical Equipment. Managing the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus requires proper cleaning and disinfecting of equipment, so Members of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) have developed specific guidance to answer...

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NEMA Publishes New Guide for Evaluating Earthquake Damaged Equipment

ROSSLYN, Va., March 26, 2020—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA GD 3-2019 Evaluating Earthquake Damaged Electrical Equipment Guide. This new guide ​provides information on how to evaluate electrical equipment that has been exposed to earthquakes, and it helps determine whether exposed electrical equipment is suitable for use, reconditioning, or repair....

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NEMA 2020 Electrical Standards & Products Guide Now Available

ROSSLYN, Va., January 28, 2020—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published the 2020 Electrical Standards & Products Guide (ESPG), a comprehensive guide that includes more than 700 NEMA publications for electrical and medical imaging industries, as well as product categories and NEMA Member manufacturers of those products. ESPG is used by buyers, specifiers, contractors,...

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NEMA Welcomes Department of Energy Final Process Rule

ROSSLYN, Va., January 21, 2020—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) today welcomed the Department of Energy (DOE) final Process Rule that modernizes its current appliance efficiency rulemaking process to conform to changes in the law, clarify ambiguities, and streamline the rulemaking process. “NEMA believes that the amendments to the 1996 Process Rule will make the...

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NEMA Welcomes Bipartisan House Approval of USMCA

ROSSLYN, Va., December 20, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing legislation to implement the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in a bipartisan 385-41 vote on December 19. “USMCA modernizes a key platform for the global competitiveness of NEMA Members and the U.S. electrical manufacturing industry,” said NEMA...

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New Lighting Standard Offers Performance Specifications for LED Lamps

ROSSLYN, Va., December 19, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C78.53-2019 American National Standard for Electric Lamps— Performance Specifications for Direct Replacement LED (Light Emitting Diode) Lamps. This new Standard describes the electrical, mechanical, and photometric characteristics of LED lamps that are direct replacements for existing...

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New Medical Imaging Standard Covers Measurement of Radiofrequency Coil Surface Temperature

ROSSLYN, Va., December 18, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA MS 14-2019 Characterization of Radiofrequency (RF) Coil Heating in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems. This new Standard measures the radiofrequency coil surface temperature increase induced by the radiofrequency fields in magnetic resonance imaging. Testing methods are provided for...

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NEMA Applauds Announcement to Advance USMCA

ROSSLYN, Va., December 10, 2019—Today the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcomed announcements by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) of compromises reached to expedite favorable consideration in Congress of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). “We applaud all parties for their strenuous and...

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New Standard Provides Specifications for Street Lighting

ROSSLYN, Va., December 5, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.58-2019 Luminaire Four-Pin Extension Module and Receptacle—Physical and Electrical Interchangeability and Testing. This new Standard provides mechanical and electrical specifications for interfacing street and area lighting with controls and sensor accessories. “The new ANSI C136.58...

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