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IAEI Reaches Out to the Electrical Community During COVID-19

Monday, April 6, 2020  
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RICHARDSON, TEXAS – April 6, 2020 – President/CEO David Clements announced today that the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) will be jointly hosting a free webinar this Monday afternoon, April 6th, for electrical professionals on “Continuing Safe Permitting & Inspection Practices During COVID-19.” Joint hosts are the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), the Sustainable Energy Action Committee (SEAC), in partnership with the California Solar and Storage Association (CaISSA). This live webinar addresses how building departments can continue operations, using no-touch permitting and inspection practices while preserving permitting and inspection quality.

The webinar is scheduled from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern / 1:00 pm – 2:30 PM Central / 11:00 am – 12:30 PM Pacific. Registration is available by visiting
Editor's Note: The webinar replay may be viewed on the IREC website. Register for Replay

The IAEI Board of Directors and staff extends its deepest concern and support for members, friends, partners, and customers impacted by the current coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency. The health of its members and industry partners is of utmost importance. IAEI’s statement and guidance on COVID-19 response are available on the website at, and page will be updated as we continue to monitor the situation.

“What does IAEI offer besides moral support and guidance to our members to follow their local jurisdiction rules regarding COVID-19? A shared concern for our members and all electrical professionals, many of whom who are continuing vital work in construction, maintenance, and code enforcement,” stated Clements. “During this time when public gatherings are unavailable, we invite electrical professionals to visit our Facebook page,, which provides access to code change articles, electrical safety information, updates on IAEI reference and exam prep publications, and a shared community for questions and concerns. As always, IAEI strives to be a source of solid, trusted information and training on electrical safety and code.”