Ed Larsen is an industry standards manager for Schneider Electric USA and is based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He is responsible for overcurrent protective device and motor control product standards and holds BS and MS degrees from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. He has been an employee of Square D/Schneider Electric for 40 years as an application engineer, marketing manager, product manager and engineering manager for control products and circuit breakers. Ed has authored articles and papers and frequently speaks on various product application and code-compliance topics. He is a member of numerous industry technical committees and NEC Code-Making Panels 2 and 11.