A newly published smart grid standard from ASHRAE and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) aims to help transform the fundamental structure of the electrical grid by combining it with an intelligent infrastructure, which will enable the two-way flow of both information and electricity.
Explains how to determine the types of load duty and related current ratings
January 12, 2016
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA ICS 61800-6 TR-2015, Adjustable Speed Electrical Power Drive Systems, Part 6: Guide for Determination of Types of Load Duty and Corresponding Current Ratings.
It covers ac electrical drive systems rated 600 volts or less
December 18, 2015
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has announced the publication of NEMA ICS 7.2-2015 Application Guide for AC Adjustable Speed Drive Systems. This guide assists users in proper selection and application of alternating current (ac) adjustable speed drive systems.
The guide is used by buyers that specify and use electrical equipment
November 27, 2015
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published the 2016 edition of its Electrical Standards & Products Guide (ESPG), a comprehensive listing of NEMA electrical standards as well as an extensive directory of manufacturers and their products.
DOE recently amended Section 431 of the federal energy code covering the efficiency of electric motors
November 20, 2015
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Motor & Generator Section will host a second series of webinars in December related to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) motor regulation, which will take effect on June 1, 2016.
Provides an understanding of the purpose and general operational requirements for smoke control systems
June 26, 2015
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA SB 20-2015, Guide to Understanding Smoke Control Systems. This is a new standard that was developed by the NEMA Fire, Life Safety, Security, and Emergency Communications Section.
EBCI falls to 50 from 54.8 a month ago and 58.3 in March
June 15, 2015
The EBCI indexes are based on the results of a monthly survey of senior managers at NEMA member companies and are designed to gauge the business environment of the electroindustry in the U.S. and Canada.
EBCI Falls to 54.8 After Ranging 57.5-58.3 Between January and March
June 1, 2015
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s Electroindustry Business Conditions Index for current conditions in North America declined in April after holding largely steady during the first quarter of 2015.
Gives Building Owners and Renters Information to Make Informed Decisions about How They Use Energy
May 4, 2015
The Atlanta City Council unanimously passed a building energy benchmarking and disclosure ordinance. Two days later, the Portland, Oregon, City Council unanimously adopted its own benchmarking ordinance, making Atlanta and Portland the 12th and 13th U.S. cities, respectively, to adopt such policies.
Nine in 10 Likely Voters Support Energy Efficiency as Solution to US Energy Challenges
March 10, 2014
Efforts to promote energy efficiency enjoy overwhelming support among Americans, according to a poll released by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).