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NECA Contractor Wins 2019 Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence

For the second time in eight years, Vanalt Electrical Construction has been awarded the Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence. This award recognizes outstanding employer-employee safety programs that set high standards for workplace safety and produce tangible results.  In 2012, Vanalt was one of seven employers to be recognized for… Read more

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

The Fifth Annual National Apprenticeship Week took place November 11-17, 2019. To celebrate, the Apprentice Training for the Electrical Industry (ATEI 98) hosted an Apprenticeship Training Open House inviting all members of the community to learn more about our commitment to apprenticeships and how these unique work-based training programs make… Read more

Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA Recognizes Its 11 Project Excellence Awards Program Winners

On November 20, the Chapter held its 80th Annual Membership Meeting at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia. This year, the winners of the NECA Penn-Del-Jersey Project Excellence Awards were recognized and honored. The Chapter’s Project Excellence Awards program acknowledges the best in electrical construction within its… Read more

2020 Education Course Schedule Release

From courses on estimation and code updates to leadership and project management, 2020 will have topics to benefit all Member employees. The full course selection is available below, click on each course to learn more and register. 2020 Course Schedule Pre-Construction Planning, January 23 Basic Estimating (4 – Day Course),… Read more

Showing Pride at NECA’s Annual Penn State Student Chapter Event

In October, the Penn-Del-Jersey and Western PA Chapters, NECA hosted their Annual Penn State University Student Chapter Scholarship Event. This year’s event had the greatest number of contractor attendees ever. Thank you to Matt Stevenson (Eagle I. Electric), Ryan Holleran (H.B. Frazer Company), Lee Cunningham (Devon Electric), Dan Walter (NECA National),… Read more

NECA Member Benefit – Online Courses

One benefit of your membership with the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter, NECA is access to hundreds of online courses through NECA National’s Learning Center. Presently, the Penn-Del-Jersey Chapter is the number one user of these courses throughout the nation. These courses cover a range of content from state-approved CEU Code classes to… Read more

Philadelphia C-PACE Bill Signed into Law

On August 14th, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed Bill 190412 into law, officially authorizing the creation of a Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Program in the City. This program will be administered by the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) and is expected to significantly increase the number of clean energy, water conservation, and… Read more