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Congratulations to NECA Safety Award Winners!

The Chapter congratulates all winners of the annual Safety Achievement Recognition Program and commends them on their excellence in workplace safety: Safety Achievement Winners Category (hrs) Company Representative Division(s) 0-25,000 RAFF Electric, Inc. Robert Ford Chester 25,001-50,000 J.R. Metzger, Inc. Jeffrey Endres Chester 50,001-100,000 Arc Electric Construction Co. Gregory Judd… Read more

NECA Announces Changes to 2020 National Convention

Due to the Coronavirus, the 2020 NECA National Convention and Trade Show will take place entirely online October 5-7, featuring brand-new virtual experiences.   This virtual event will maintain its traditional dynamic speakers and educational opportunities, but has been adjusted to meet the evolving requirements demanded by the COVID-19 pandemic.  “The… Read more

Chapter Hosts Virtual Interview With Congressman Daniel P. Meuser

On June 24, 2020, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter Legislative Committee hosted a Virtual Interview with Congressman Daniel P. Meuser of Pennsylvania’s 9th Congressional District.  Government Affairs Coordinator Aaron Kelley conducted the interview and made several legislative requests throughout.  The interview began with a discussion of the Congressman’s role as U.S. Representative for… Read more

Project Excellence Awards Accepting Applications Now!

The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA is proud to announce its third annual Project Excellence Awards Program. The Project Excellence Awards will recognize Chapter contractor members for outstanding commitment, professionalism, and ingenuity in delivering their completed project within the Chapter’s jurisdiction. The Program will consider projects within the eleven (11) categories below:  CommercialInstitutionalDesign… Read more

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter Designates Philanthropic Efforts to Help Fight COVID-19

The Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA has donated to 20 health care facilities, systems, or foundations throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Each recipient has had a good relationship with NECA Contractors. These recipients include: Bryn Mawr Hospital (Mainline Health) Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Christiana Hospital Doylestown Hospital Health Foundation… Read more

U.S. Congress Addresses COVID-19 Pandemic

In March, three major pieces of federal legislation aimed at addressing the Coronavirus Pandemic were made law: First was H.R. 6074 , the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act. This Bill directed government funds to federal agencies in order to begin addressing the pandemic and setting the stage for future recovery efforts…. Read more

Chapter Creates Online Coronavirus Resource Center

To provide you with timely, pertinent information on the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter has created an online “Coronavirus Resource Center”.  This Resource Center contains information on the virus, its effects on our Industry, and guidance on responding to the pandemic. Resource Center content is updated daily.  Click here to… Read more

Penn State Student Chapter Update

In December, the Penn State University NECA Student Chapter received several pieces of incredible news.  First, the Student Chapter received notice that its 2020 Student Passport Initiative proposal was undergoing consideration as a finalist. In January, one student representative will travel to ELECTRI’s annual meeting to present the Chapter’s updated… Read more