Chicago's Electrical Code
This web page provides free access to the Chicago Electrical Code 2018
Mike Holt Internet Connection
Mike Holt, an expert in the Electrical training field, shares his knowledge base on his website with a variety of as seminars, videos, books and software. Be Sure to check out the Links section. Here's a direct link to a directory of apps for the electrical industry. (electrical apps)
This online resource for the electrical design, construction, operations, and maintenance industry gives a mix of in-depth technical articles, market/construction forecasts, proprietary surveys/reports, and late-breaking news stories.
International Brotherhood of Electrical workers (IBEW)
IBEW is among the world’s strongest labor organizations, representing workers in a range of skilled occupations in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government. The Brotherhood has members in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, the Panama Canal Zone, Guam and Saipan.
National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
As the voice of electrical construction industry, the NECA continues to build on a legacy of protecting the public and making innovation possible. NECA contractors strive to be solution-providers for their customers, and their industry expertise benefits everyone working on an electrical construction project. NECA contractors set industry standards for traditional and integrated electrical systems and lead the industry in the practical application of new technologies. Find contractor resources including recent articles, publication releases, meetings & events, best practices, videos & social media.
An online magazine of power and integrated building systems and is the is the official publication of the National Electrical Contractors Association.(NECA)
Access a free electrical glossary on this website.
U.S. Department of Energy EERE
Provides information about energy related topics buildings, industry, power generation and transporation. Includes an energy effective lighting checklist, information on lighting specifications, and federal lighting guidelines. Provides free software to help you comply with residential and commercial building codes. Also provides free online training related to federal codes, including free online videos.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulates and interprets national consensus standards related to electrical hazards.It also provides rules, notices and directives to promote electrical safety
(IEC) Safety Tools
Free safety-related tools and resources provided by the Independent Electrical Contractors.
This site is dedicated to the idea of electricians helping electricians. ElectricalKnowledge's purpose is to collect, warehouse and makes freely available information sought by electrical professionals.
The Science of Electricity
The U.S. Energy Information Administration gives you the science of electricity. Find out about batteries, circuits & transformers, and measuring electricity. Learn how electricity impacts the environment, pricing factors, its delivery to customers and more.
A Beginner's PLC Overview, Part 1 of 4: Introduction to PLCs
If you are interested in learning about PLCs and/or PACs, but you are not sure where to start, then this Beginner’s PLC Overview blog series has been written for you! After you’ve read this 4-part series you should be able to identify the primary components of a PLC system and have a basic understanding of the purpose and function of PLCs (and PACs). When you complete this series, you should be ready to begin learning about PLC programming