What's New and News to Know
Please see the 2020 NYS Building Code notice and its May 12th, 2020 effective date at https://www.dos.ny.gov/DCEA/noticadopt.html#codebooks. The 2017 NEC is adopted in this code edition.
Please see attached information notice about website references discussed in the Nov. 13th, 2019 Chapter seminar on Safe Standby Generator and Transfer Switch Installations based on the 2014 NEC.
Electrical inspectors need to be qualified. Utility requirements for inspection agencies are established for most utilities in NYS to require the local AHJ to qualify those who do electrical inspections in their municipality pursuant to NYS Building Code administration requirements. Check with your local utility and get informed!
NFPA 70E applies to all who meet the NEC definition for qualified person doing work on electrical systems of premises wiring. These are OSHA requirements – see OSHA 1910.333.
Empire Chapter IAEI seminars can be made in covered area – let us know if 20 or more could be gathered and what topics are desired! Contact Mike Miers, Sr. (MMiersSR@aol.com) for more information about educational programs and see our Chapter Events page.
Updated February 14, 2020