CE approval information will be added after the description of each class as we receive them.
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. – NEC 2023 Significant Changes
Chuck Mello, IAEI
This is an extensive and popular program analyzing the major changes to the NEC for this code cycle. This seminar covers more than 275 of the most significant changes, and includes interpretations by the groups that enforce the Code.
4:00 p.m. – Adjourn
Thursday, January 19, 2023
8:00–9:45 a.m. – Energy Storage Systems (ESS)
Brian Baughman, Generac Power Systems
This presentation will cover all applicable topics on the installation of Energy Storage Systems in a residential application. It will cover the changes in the NEC in the last several NEC code cycles, and the differences between supply-side and load-side connections, as well as sizing requirements for the ESS when operating as an optional standby system during a power outage.
9:45–10:00 a.m. – Break
10:00–11:45 a.m. – Article 726: Class 4 (CL4) Power Systems
Kenneth McKinney, Underwriters Laboratories
Article 726, is one of the new articles to the 2023 NEC. This presentation introduces Class 4 systems with a discussion of the concept and the associated applications, updates to the National Electrical Code and certification standards development, including the parameters of Class 4 systems operation and various testing requirements that are needed to enable safe and reliable transmission are discussed.
11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. – Lunch Break
12:30–2:15 p.m. – Article 555: Marinas & Article 680: Swimming Pools
Jeff Fecteau, Underwriters Laboratories
Dean Hunter, MN Department of Labor and Industry
This presentation will cover the safety requirements associated with electricity in proximity of water, as they relate to these two articles. The instructors will also cover the 2023 NEC changes to these articles.
2:15–2:30 p.m. – Break
2:30–4:00 p.m. – NEC Code Panel
Derrick Atkins, Dan Neeser, Dean Hunter, Kenneth McKinney, Jeff Fecteau, and Brian Baughman
The panelists will cover questions they have received to prepare for and give their professional answers. Some of the questions will cover new code changes from the 2023 NEC, and the discussions will be with panelists that are on code making panels.