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Welcome to the website for the Southern Nevada Chapter of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors!
Our membership includes a mix of electrical industry professionals including inspectors, contractors, engineers, manufacturers and more.
Our Chapter holds monthly education meetings in Las Vegas on the last Tuesday of each month (except August and December in 2014).
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2017 NEC First Draft published 7/7/15
Curious about what changes are being proposed for the next edition of the NEC? Go to nfpa.org/70 and click on the tab (in the middle of the page) that says “Next Edition.” There are instructions on how to use the First Draft report, which is an interactive document in TerraView. You must have a (free) account with NFPA to access the interactive document. If you don’t wish to use TerraView or sign up for an account, the results of the panel decisions are available in separate documents under the heading “First Draft Ballot.” Public comments are due electronically on September 25, 2015 and paper submissions are due August 21, 2015. Don’t forget to submit your comment!
Motors and Conductors 6/3/15
Join us for our seminar this Saturday, June 6, at the Desert Pines Golf course. The seminar will consist of half a day of instruction on motors and half a day of instruction on conductors. Since the Las Vegas Valley area is currently operating under the 2011 NEC, the classes will be based on this version.
Greetings! Don’t forget that Educode is taking place this week March 9-13 at The Orleans. If you need CEUs, it is not too late! Find details at educode.us
Happy New Year 1/1/15
The Southern Nevada Chapter of IAEI wishes everyone a prosperous and happy 2015!
Holiday Toy Drive 10/27/14
Bring in your toy donation to the October or November 2014 IAEI meeting (Oct 28th or Nov 25th) & your meeting lunch is FREE! Toy donations must be new & unwrapped.
Approximately 3,000 families benefit from visiting HELP of Southern Nevada's toy store and over 19,000 children in our community benefit from the toy drive alone.To learn more about HELP, please click the link below:
Equipment Temperature Ratings 7/21/14
Although much of the available wire and cable is rated 90C, and many connectors are rated at 90C, equipment such as panelboards, switchboards and similar equipment is typically limited to 75C. For example, UL 67 has provisions for testing with 60C and 75C wire, but not 90C wire. Allowable conductor ampacity should be based on the "weakest link" temperature - which is often that of the equipment where it terminates. If you are using wire or cable with a 90C temperature rating, the corresponding ampacity may be used for temperature correction or adjustment, but the final ampacity must not exceed that found in the temperature column corresponding to the marking on the equipment.
2014 NFPA Conference Resources 6/12/14
The 2014 NFPA Conference & Expo is drawing to a close today in Las Vegas, Nevada. Over 150 educational sessions were presented, and the membership welcomed our new incoming president, Jim Pauley. If you missed the conference, you can still review many of the presentation materials by downloading the 2014 NFPA Conference & Expo mobile app. Click on the session topic of interest and look under the “Resources” tab to find presentation materials.
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