IEEE / IES 3001.9 Electrical/Building Code Teleconference March 20, 2018

The working group for IEEE 3001.9 Recommended Practice for Design of Power Systems for Supplying Lighting Systems for Commerical & Industrial Facilities will meet twice online on Tuesday, March 20th.   The first teleconference will be held at 10:00 AM Eastern Time.  Login coordinates are shown below: You can also dial in using your phone…. Read more

SCC18 Meetings March 12-13

SCC18 is the committee is responsible for reviewing and coordinating the instructions of the IEEE technical committees to establish the IEEE position of IEEE representatives to National Fire Protection Association Standards Committees and coordinating between IEEE Societies and Technical Committees to establish the IEEE position on all matters regarding toxicity and fire hazard assessment and to represent… Read more

IES RP 16-10 | Revised Illumination Definitions

The Illumination Engineering Society (IES) has released a draft of revisions to its consensus document RP 16-10 Nomenclature and Definitions for Illumination Engineering.   The public review draft is available in the link below: ANSI Standards Action  – January 5, 2018 – Pages 28-32 Comments are due February 4, 2018.  Send comments (with copy to to:

2021 IBC Proposals for Electrical Rooms

We have reviewed the current proposals for changes to the International Building Code for electrical rooms in previous teleconferences.   With the 2020 NEC meetings beginning next week in Hiltonhead, the draft proposals are linked below for the convenience of electrical power engineers who may not have access or time to observe — and perhaps contribute —… Read more

Plug Load Query

  The American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE) is funding a shorter term/initial study of healthcare electrical loads from the main services to the buildings, down to, and including, the branch circuit level.  JRH Engineering & Consulting and Standards Michigan are two of the firms working on this project.   There is a need to… Read more