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
|Sat, Mar 24, 2018 3/24/18||7:30am||2018 CT Continuing Education||IEC New England, Instructor: Rich Bird||Rocky Hill||Call for Details|
|Wed, Mar 28, 2018 3/28/18||4:00pm||IEC New England Executive Committee Meeting||IEC New England Office||Rocky Hill||Call for Details|
|Mon, Apr 2, 2018 4/2/18||4:30pm||2018 CT Continuing Education||Savin Rock Conference Center, 6 Rock Street, Instructor: Frank Gladwin||West Haven||Register|
|Wed, Apr 4, 2018 4/4/18||4:00pm||IEC New England Board Of Directors Meeting||IEC New England Office||Rocky Hill||Call for Details|
|Mon, Apr 9, 2018 4/9/18||4:30pm||2018 CT Continuing Education||
Coventry Firehouse, 1265 Main Street
Instructor: Tim Ackert
|Wed, Apr 11, 2018 4/11/18||5:30pm||April Dinner Meeting - Overview of Significant Changes to the 2013 Edition of NFPA 72 - Sponsored by All-Phase Electric Supply, Federated Insurance and Square D||
J. Timothy’s Tavern
143 New Britain Avenue
Latest News From IEC
Mar 14, 2018The electrical trade offers exciting career options for women with all backgrounds and experiences - by Luiza Mills February 16, 2018 - ConnecticutNew England Real Estate Journal Sharon Bonneau is a single mother of four children who lives in Webster, Mass. She’s also an electrical apprentice in her second year at Interstate who is on her way to becoming a licensed electrician.
Mar 7, 2018The best way to prevent costly injuries is to promote safe work practices, provide the necessary PPE, and do everything possible to encourage wearer compliance. By Mark Saner Mar 01, 2018 You painstakingly identified all the hazards in your workplace. You consulted each of the relevant safety standards and OSHA regulations. You implemented a comprehensive personal protective equipment (PPE) program and made sure every employee was supplied with the necessary gear and trained on how to use it properly. Everything went great for about a week. And then employees started wearing their PPE incorrectly, or even skipping it altogether. What went wrong?
Mar 5, 2018Learn From Fellow IEC Members With IEC Forums Take advantage of one of IEC National’s most valuable member benefits – IEC Forums. If you would like to learn from other IEC contractors, share your company’s best practices in a non-compete environment, and…
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.