"APPA's Influence on the 2008 National Electric Code"
Author: Anthony, Michael A., P.E.
Published In: Facilities Manager
Date: July/August 2006
Reports that APPA's "wait and see" approach on a controversial electrical safety issue (flash hazards) has forestalled at least $250 million in regulatory conformity costs. Covers the history of the code cycle and his participation as APPA's representation on the National Electric Code. A sidebar details the cost of putting incident energy numbers on the labels of every piece of accessible electrical equipment in every building at every U.S. college and university. Recommends how facility members should "spend" the savings.
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