ISA & IEEE will have a joint meeting in 2 weeks with a presenter on Hazardous Areas and the National Electric Code (an update). Please RSVP our section secretary Rich Velasco (email@example.com) if you plan on attending and indicate if you plan on purchasing lunch. See details below.
Hope to see you at the meeting!
Thank You, Ron Naldoza, P.E. Las Vegas Section President
Where: Las Vegas Valley Water District, Main Customer Lobby, Mead Room 3 1001 S. Valley View Blvd. (Charleston Blvd. & Valley View Blvd.)
When: 2/21/17 11:30 – 12:00 p.m. – Lunch 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Presentation Lunch w/drink from Schlotzsky’s will be available for purchase ($10)
Speaker: Kenneth Mc Farland Field Application Specialist, Western Region, Eaton’s Crouse Hinds Kenneth W. McFarland has been with Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business for 37 years and has vast experience in product application solutions in the Petroleum and Chemical Industry. Ken is currently a Field Application Specialist with Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds and is responsible for major project specifications in the Western United States with Engineering Procurement Contractor (EPC) businesses. Ken holds a B.S. Degree from San Jose State University, San Jose, CA in Business Administration-Marketing. Ken is a Senior Member of IEEE and currently holds the position of Chair, Publicity Committee, on the Executive Subcommittee of IEEE-PCIC. Ken is also the Past Chairman of two IEEE-PCIC Conferences, IEEE-PCIC 2004, and IEEE-PCIC 2014, both held in San Francisco. Ken has recently co-authored a paper titled “Corrosion Reduction in Power Distribution” that will be presented at IEEE-PCIC 2017 in Calgary, AB. Topic: Hazardous Areas and the National Electric Code – An Update:
The basics explained
Wiring methods and materials and why they are necessary.
Review of 2014 NEC cycle changes - now adopted by most AHJ!
Changes in NEC 2017 that are pertinent to product selection, installation, and maintenance of hazardous location electrical equipment.
Advances in Solid State Lighting for Harsh and Hazardous Areas
LED now in 4th generation, enclosed and gasketed lumineres now efficient to 124 lumens per watt in hazardous locations.
Advances in Hazardous Location Power Distribution
Hazardous Location Panelboards what’s available and a new design from Crouse-Hinds that reduces end user maintenance.
Advances in Hazardous Location Motor Control – safety by design.