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The Northern California Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association serves the Electrical Contracting Industry in Alameda, Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, Napa, San Joaquin, Solano, Stanislaus and Tuolumne Counties. Here you will find the latest information related to the electrical industry.


NorCal NECA Hosts Electrical Innovation Day

On April 4, 2024, NorCal NECA hosted an Electrical Innovation Day at the Zero Net Energy Center in San Leandro. The event brought together NECA Contractors, IBEW leadership, training directors, inspectors and industry partners to hear about new and advancing technologies within the electrical construction industry, including PoE, Fault Managed Power Systems (Digital Electricity) and Energy Storage. Attendees heard from the following speakers:
  • Jeff Beavers (NECA Executive Director, Network Integration & Service), spoke on convergence and the disruption of electrification.
  • Bob Dagostino (President, Dagostino Electronic Services, Inc.) gave the contractor perspective of installing Fault Management Power Systems in a football stadium.
  • Luis Suau (Chief business Officer, Sinclair Digital) presented on DC Power and Microgrids
  • Joshua Lemus (Project Manager, PoE Texas) presented on PoE Lighting and Automation
  • Frank Straka (Director Business Development, Panduit) provided information on Class 4 Power and Fault Managed Power Systems
  • David Stenger (Global Product Manager-Powered Fiber Solutions, CommScope) presented on Fault Managed Power End-to-End Solutions

Document Crunch Partnership

Through ELECTRI international, NorCal NECA was able to extend our partnership with Document Crunch for another two years! This means that NorCal NECA Members receive free access to Document Crunch until 2026!

Document Crunch simplifies construction contracts by quickly identifying critical risk provisions and provides teams with guidance to make great decisions throughout the entire project lifecycle. Their Contract Genius drives value and efficiency to the contract review process and supports successful project execution by enabling teams to understand and comply with critical contract provisions. Click here to learn more about the partnership!

NorCal NECA and Document Crunch and hosting a ‘Lunch and Learn’ as follows:

During the Lunch & Learn, participations will receive a walk thru and training on the Document Crunch platform and discus benchmarking goals, followed by a question-and-answer period. Please use the above link to RSVP your attendance to this “Lunch and Learn” and see how Document Crunch can help you!  Again, this partnership is free to NorCal NECA Members!