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Codes and Standards Committee
The Codes and Standards Committee is composed of technically knowledgeable representatives of NEMA member companies, appointed each year by the NEMA Standards and Conformity Assessment Policy Committee (SCAPC).
International and Regional Standardization Committee (IRSC)
The International and Regional Standardization Committee (IRSC) is responsible for representing, supervising and coordinating all work of the Association in the development and implementation of International/Regional programs that address technical standards, product and manufacturing regulations and their respective conformity assessment systems.
High Performance Buildings Initiative
NEMA’s High Performance Buildings Council (HPBC) has been established to incorporate NEMA energy-efficient and high-occupant-productivity products into the building design process, perform internal assessments of member products and services that are applicable to High Performance Buildings (HPB), and create a matrix of products and systems that fit into other rating systems.
NEMA Premium Efficiency Transformers Program
The NEMA Premium Efficiency Transformer Program will help utilities, commercial buildings, and industrial plants incorporate super high-efficiency electrical transformers into their operations.
The National Transportation Communications for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Protocol is a family of standards that define the functional control and communications profiles for electronic traffic control equipment.
Field Representative Program
NEMA's field representative program serves NEMA members by promoting the use and adoption of the National Electrical Code ®(NEC ®) and by monitoring regional developments of importance to the electroindustry.
The ABCs of Conformity Assessment
Conformity assessment is important to suppliers, consumers, and regulators. It enables producers to demonstrate that their product(s) meet relevant design and safety standards and gives consumers confidence when selecting products in the marketplace.
Code Enforcement Officials
Building Code Officials, Electrical Inspectors, and others the capability to view NEMA standards, guides, white papers, and Engineering Bulletins covering NEMA products ranging from Adjustable Speed Drive Systems to recommendations for Handling Water-Damaged Electrical Equipment.
Smart Meter Facts
NEMA members manufacture equipment that is building America’s Smart Grid—a 21st century electric grid that uses information and communications technologies, such as smart meters, to maximize the efficiency, reliability, affordability of electricity, and ultimately help consumers make informed choices about their electricity usage.
Life Safety Systems Guides and Manuals Fire Detection, Alerting and Signaling
The codes, standards and technologies in the Life Safety Industry are constantly changing; NEMA has educational materials available for you to stay current. The available publications have been prepared by Industry Leaders in Fire Safety and Life Safety.