The next Thursday Education Forum will be April 7, 2016. Topic is "2014 NEC Chapter 5, Special Occupancies - Articles 500-590 and Chapter 7 - Special Conditions - Articles 700-770" for 1 hour Specialty and 1 hour Technical. Program will begin at 7:00 pm at the Southfield Civic Center.
The following is information received from DTE that is important to all in the electrical industry. This is being posted as a service to all who may be affected.
DTE Energy is rolling out a rate book change. The MPSC has put in a change that resulted in DTE Energy placing the following text in to the rate book, “All new, relocated or upgraded residential service connections will be installed as underground residential service laterals at the customer’s expense.”
See this letter for full details.
Reference Documents from the January 6 Wednesday Forum: NFPA 72 Fire Alarm Inspection and Testing Requirements 1.6.16.pdf
All members of the RECI will have all of their RECI courses tracked by the RECI office. The RECI office will provide the required documentation the BCC requests, should you be audited by them.
AGAIN, IT PAYS TO BE A MEMBER OF THE RECI!!
The 2014 NEC has been adopted and went into effect as of June 18, 2015.
NOTE: A 2014 NEC Update class will be required to renew your 2017 license.
The RECI will be offering update classes in a sit down setting as well as online. Please watch the website for updates and a schedule when it comes available.
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