ANSI/NETA Standards Update

NETA World Staff Specifications & Standards, Winter 2019 Specifications & Standards

ANSI/NETA ECS-2020 Revision Completed ANSI/NETA ECS, Standard for Electrical Commissioning of Electrical Power Equipment & Systems, 2020 Edition, completed the American National Standard revision process. ANSI administrative approval was received on September 9, 2019. ANSI/NETA ECS-2020 supersedes the 2015 Edition. ANSI/NETA ECS describes the systematic process of documenting and placing into service newly installed or retrofitted electrical power equipment and …

Electrical Canada Update

Kerry Heid Specifications & Standards, Winter 2019 Specifications & Standards

There has been much emphasis in Canada recently on looking at electrical maintenance from two perspectives: safety and production. Many times, these go hand in hand. The standards committees in Canada are paying specific attention to devices that — when not maintained properly — can have an adverse effect on the electrical safety of workers. These include the most commonly …