What is IEC New England?
The Independent Electrical Contractors of New England, Inc. (IEC-NE) is the region’s premier trade association representing Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island independent electrical and systems contractors, aggressively working with the industry to establish a free environment for merit shops - a philosophy that promotes the concept of free enterprise, open competition and economic opportunity for all.
Upcoming Events and Classes
|Mon, Feb 26, 2018 2/26/18||4:00pm||Business Law Review||
IEC New England ~ 1800 Silas Deane Highway
|Wed, Feb 28, 2018 2/28/18||4:30pm||2018 CT Continuing Education||IEC New England, Instructor: Rich Bird||Rocky Hill||Full|
|Sat, Mar 3, 2018 3/3/18||7:30am||E1/E2 Technical Refresher Prep Class||IEC New England||Rocky Hill||Register|
|Sat, Mar 3, 2018 3/3/18||7:30am||2018 CT Continuing Education||IEC New England, Instructor: Denis Vaillancourt||Rocky Hill||Register|
|Mon, Mar 5, 2018 3/5/18||4:00pm||OSHA 10||IEC New England||Rocky Hill||Register|
|Mon, Mar 5, 2018 3/5/18||4:30pm||2018 CT Continuing Education||Coventry Firehouse, 1265 Main Street, Instructor: Tim Ackert||Coventry||Full|
Latest News From IEC
Oct 31, 2017HARTFORD, CT — Solar energy system installers, environmental advocates, and clean energy business owners were more than critical Monday of a last-minute decision by legislative leaders to balance the state budget by sweeping three clean energy funds.
Oct 31, 2017HARTFORD, CT — The two-year, $41.34 billion state budget that sweeps millions of dollars from the Energy Efficiency Fund wasn’t even passed before businesses working in the industry threatened a lawsuit.
Oct 19, 2017When James Schwartz took a look at the solar energy provisions in the new Comprehensive Energy Strategy (CES) draft released in July by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, he was pretty sure what it would mean for his 10-employee company, Independence Solar.
Oct 10, 2017Mental health issues, addiction, and suicide are not typical focus areas for architectural, engineering, and construction companies. There is a stigma associated with overall mental health issues that can inhibit discussions and create an inability to seek help, resulting in suffering in silence and shame. These challenges extend from the office to the jobsite and then to the home. There is an emotional and financial toll that is impacting our industry in many ways – and we don’t talk about it.
Jun 12, 201706/01/2017 | Mark Saner - Personal protective equipment (PPE) is inconvenient and uncomfortable, and this will only take a second. Besides, I’ve done this before, and it’s been fine every time. Will skipping PPE once really hurt?” These thoughts aren’t uncommon, but they can be incredibly dangerous.
Jun 5, 2017Join IEC and thousands of organizations across the country as we work to maintain a safe work environment. Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes and communities.