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2017 ISA Expo Educational Sessions With UL

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Joseph Frederic, Principal Engineer for UL, will be speaking at the below educational sessions along with other industry professionals. If you have any questions pertaining to the sessions or to UL services, please contact us at [email protected].

Don’t forget to stop by booth #2768 to get your questions answered by UL experts.

Friday, April 21: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

ISA Electrical Codes & Standards Forum: Introducing the 2017 National Electric Code

Learn about the newest changes included as part of the revised 2017 edition of the National Electric Code (NEC) and the application of Underwriters Laboratories standards to electric sign best practices. Experts from ISA, UL, and the IAEI will present and discuss all of this year’s key NEC changes affecting sign companies, including:

  • Additional labeling requirements for retrofitted signs and disconnect switches
  • Newly written tables describing secondary wiring of Class 2 systems
  • New section applying to photovoltaic signs
  • And much more


Friday, April 21:  11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Writing Clear Installation Instructions: Best Practices to Ensure Approvals From Your Electrical Inspector 

It’s not enough to manufacture a sign that complies with the National Electric Code and UL 48 standards. Installation instructions need to be provided by the sign manufacturer for the installer and the local electrical inspector or other authority having jurisdiction over the installation. Join experts from the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and the sign industry for a discussion about the do’s and don’ts in providing well-written installation instructions that meet all of the requirements needed for the inspector’s approval.


Saturday, April 22: 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Pressing Questions about UL 48? Q+A Session, With Updates on Certification, New Programs, and Retrofit Kits

Questions about UL standards, shop inspections, and how to improve relationships with inspectors? Join UL’s Principal Engineer-Lighting and sign industry experts for a discussion and Q+A about new developments in the UL 48 Electric Sign Standard and other new UL initiatives.


Click here to view a full list and details for the Educational and Lounge & Learn sessions at ISA.

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