This article is a continuation of what I see as significant changes that are coming in the 2007 revision of the National Electrical Safety Code.
Southern California Edison (SCE) introduced the Innovative Designs for Energy Efficiency Applications (IDEEA) program in 2004. This initiative looks outside of the utility industry for new ideas to promote energy efficiency.
When the city of Detroit hosted the biggest sporting event of the year, Super Bowl XL, the Buildings & Safety Engineering Department (B&SED) played a vital role in its safe operation.
Hazard-based product safety standards are now under development, and is likely soon to affect other product safety standards as well as installation codes.