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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 Supports DOE to Revise Definition of General Service Lamps

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association expresses support for the Department of Energy’s proposal to revise January 2017 definitions for general service lamps. The Department proposes to align DOE definitions with the definitions established by Congress in 2017. The Final Rule issued by DOE in January 19, 2017 concludes that the definitions should include light bulbs which provide...

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NEMA VT P1-2018 White Paper Focuses on the Benefits of Volt-VAR Technologies

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s VT P1-2018- The Value of Volt-VAR Technologies covers the cost benefits of optimization and control of Volt-VAR technologies, integration of distributed energy sources and industry regulations and standards. The white paper was developed by Distribution Automation Section of the NEMA representing manufacturers of the components and systems...

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NEMA Releases Electrical Standards and Product Guide 2019

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association presents 2019 Electrical Standards & Product Guide that includes NEMA standards, white papers, product categories and member manufacturers. The guide is used by specifiers, buyers, contractors and distributors. The standards are necessary for product compatibility, performance, safety and energy efficiency. It provides sales contact information,...

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NEMA Releases ANSI C119.5-2018 for Electrical Connectors

The National Electrical Manufactures Association publishes ANSI C119.5-2018 American National Standard for Electric Connectors—Insulation-Piercing Connector Systems with new testing requirements that are rated 600 V or less. The ANSI C119.5-2018 includes insulation-piercing connectors that are used in making electrical connections between insulated, insulated-to-bare, and bare-to-bare...

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NEMA Releases LSD 80-2018 Guidelines for Outdoor Luminaires

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association published NEMA LSD 80-2018 Installation Guidelines for Outdoor Luminaires-Grounding Considerations. The new outdoor luminaire includes electronics such as LED lamps, electronic drivers, and electronic lighting controls. The guidelines address the application of NEMA Code® pertaining grounding of outdoor luminaires and recommends installation...

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NEMA Releases ANSI C136.18-2018 Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published ANSI C136.18-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment- High-Mast Side-Mounted Luminaire. These standards are developed by ANSI Committee for Outdoor Lighting and include physical, operational, maintenance, and light-distribution features. They describe the required characteristics for luminaires in...

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NEMA Releases Revised Electrical Equipment Enclosure Standards with New Test Methods

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has revised NEMA 250-2018 Enclosures for Electrical Equipment standards. The new standards include enclosure types 7 and 9 for hazardous/classified locations as permitted by the National Electrical Code®, revised outdoor corrosion protection requirements, a high-pressure power wash test and pressure wash ancillary ratings. The latest standards...

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NEMA Elects Mark Gliebe as Its New Chairman of NEMA Board of Governors

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association names Mark Gliebe as the chairman of its Board of Governors and welcomes new officers for 2019: Raj Batra of Siemens (Vice-president), Revathi Advaithi from Eaton Corporation (Treasurer) and David Nord from Hubbell (Immediate Past-Chairman). Gliebe has two decades of experience in motor and power transmission manufacturing industries. The...

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