Electrical safety must be practiced and taught

May is Electrical Safety Month. Each year electrical safety is stressed during this month. This year even more emphasis should be placed on electrical...

IAEI Re-certification of Electrical Inspectors

The IAEI has participated in inspector certification programs for several years and is pleased to see a growing interest in certification by code enforcing...

Core Elements First

Core elements—those upon which all else depend—are vitally important, both in our careers and in our lives. Often, however, we get distracted by the...

What Part Does IAEI Play in Disaster Relief?

Disasters are usually characterized by short reaction/response times, overwhelming devastation to infrastructure, and a strain on the tangible and intangible resources of the affected...

Summer Time and The Living is Easy!

Yes, hot weather is here and one’s thoughts turn to cooling off in the swimming pool. Now we have to make sure the pool...

The Fork in the Road

In the May-June issue, I talked about branding and how every little thing matters. What I didn’t talk about specifically was IAEI’s brand: Who...

Will History Show We Made the Right Decisions?

How well do you know the history of IAEI? Who were our founding fathers? How did we get from where we were, to where...

Neon Educational Material

The neon sign industry has come a long way since that type of lighting technology was introduced into the United States in 1923. The first...

A Vote for the Future

A hearty thanks to IAEI members. The proposed change in the IAEI Articles of Association that included an increase in membership dues received a...

Reaching the Summit

Keeping an association active is rather like climbing a mountain. The first slopes are easy, almost like walking, but as time passes the foothills...