Educational Opportunity During the EGSA Spring Conference

Keeping Up with NFPA 70 (NEC) & 110 - Who, How and Why Comply? (Sunday, March 18, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

EGSA Members have been expecting changes to NFPA 110 in recent years, but how do these new changes affect you and your company now that they are in place and who do these changes apply to? There have been adopted changes pertinent to gaseous fueled engines. This module will examine those changes and more practically, how to navigate and interpret the installation code. This module will also include strategy! Get ready to get up to speed on these on-site power topics outlined below:

  1. Codes and Standards 

  2. NFPA 110
    1. Installation Standard - Who's REALLY responsible for complying?
    2. Classifications of Emergency Power Supply Systems (4) 
    3. Approved Energy Sources for Emergency Power (5.2)
    4. Fuel Supply (5.5 and and 7.9)
    5. Genset Requirements (5.6)
    6. Transfer Switch Equipment
    7. Routine Testing (8.3) 
    8. The engine genset's role in a 110 installation
    9. The "10 second rule" - What does it REALLY mean?
    10. Tips for complying with the "10 second rule" 

  3. NFPA 70 (The NEC)
    1. The ties to other standards. NFPA<->NEC<->UL
    2. NEC 700, 701, 702, 708: what are the differences?
    3. NEC 590: Temporary installations
    4. Secure Engine Starting Circuit 700.10(D)(3)
    5. Provisions for safely connecting back up power sources 700.3(F)
    6. Camlock panels or docking stations
    7. Temporary installations need to meet all code requirements: NEC590
    8. Grounding
    9. Line of sight requirements 
    10. Overcurrent protection:
      1. Selective coordination
      2. WCR vs KAIC


$149 (includes the 3 hour class, handouts/materials, and refreshments)


Steve EvansSteve Evans, Director of Business Development - ASCO Power Technologies

Steve Evans is Director of Business Development for ASCO Power Technologies. Active in the power generation, control, conversion, distribution and transmission business for more than 35 years, he teaches various topics in the EGSA Rowley schools including instrumentation, generators, power management and electrical protection systems. Steve has authored several articles for Powerline Magazine, as well as other publications. He is also a previous EGSA Board Member (2012-’14).

Steve SappingtonSteve Sappington, Product Safety & Compliance Specialist - Caterpillar, Inc.

Steve Sappington is a product safety and compliance specialist for Caterpillar with responsibilities for its global electric power products. Steve has practiced as a consulting and hospital staff electrical engineer and is a licensed electrical contractor. He has interpreted, applied, and revised many codes and standards throughout his career. He is also a current member of the EGSA Board of Directors. 

On-Site Power Generation: A Comprehensive Guide to On-Site Power, 5th edition

EGSA Reference BookFor your convenience, you may also purchase "On-Site Power Generation: A Comprehensive Guide to On-Site Power" for an additional $135 and save $20 in shipping and handling. 

EGSA's newly revised Fifth Edition is widely regarded by On-Site Power Professionals as the "bible" of the On-Site Power Industry. In fact, EGSA's "Comprehensive Guide to On-Site Power" is so highly regarded and widely recognized that a number of technical schools that offer On-Site Power Generation courses have adopted this guide as the basis of their curricula.

Note: Purchasing the book is not required to attend the class

Cancellation Policy

All Cancellations must be made in writing. Full refunds will be granted until Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (EST). A fifty percent (50%) refund will be granted until Friday, March 2, 2018. No refunds or credits toward future conferences will be granted after March 2, 2018. All refunds will be issued after the Conference. Confirmed attendees or exhibitors who do not attend the Conference will not be issued refunds or credit towards future conferences. 

Ready to Register?

Advanced registration for this class is highly recommended so that we can ensure we have enough handouts available for all attendees. The class fee is not inclusive of conference registration or participation.  To register for the class or the conference, please click here.  

Please note:  you do NOT have to be registered for the conference in order to participate in the above class.  To register for just a class, please download the EGSA Registration Form and submit it to EGSA with the payment for the class.