Updates to the National Electrical Code (NEC) will be the topic of a day-long workshop scheduled for electrical engineers, electrical designers, electricians, and estimators Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, in Creedmoor, Texas.
“These important changes kick in next year, and we are proud to have James Stallcup of Grayboy, Inc. here to teach us about recent changes to the NEC,” said Steve Pearson, Vice Chairman of IEEE’s PI-2 Chapter and member of the 2014 NEC Code Changes Workshop Planning Committee.
Stallcup is a nationally recognized author, instructor, and expert on the NEC. He has written more than a dozen books and served as the Chief Electrical Inspector for Ft. Worth, TX; President of the Electrical Section of NFPA; Chairman for Code Making Panels 14 and 15; Chairman of the EECA Committee (Electrical Equipment in Chemical Atmospheres) and a Principal Member of the 70E Committee (Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces). He maintains many licenses and certifications, including Master Electrician, and has received numerous awards from his peers and the electrical industry.
The workshop will also include displays and presentations by select electrical industry suppliers.
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive a certificate for eight PDHs. The workshop fulfills the Continuing Education credit hour requirements for license renewal by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations (TDLR) for Master Electrician, Journeyman Electrician, Master Sign Electrician, Journeyman Sign Electrician, Apprentice Electrician, Maintenance Electrician, and Residential Wireman.
“Participants will also receive Stallcup’s ‘Illustrated Code Changes, 2014 Edition’,” added Pearson. “The book alone sells for more than $100.”
More registration information is available on the registration website.