August 29, 2014

IECRM Member News | August 2014

IECRM Member News

QED-Logo-LargeIECRM is excited and extremely grateful to announce that we just received a donation of nearly $6,000 from David Dahl at QED Denver! Thank you QED, and thank you all IECRM members who contributed to this donation by purchasing from QED locations. Please read in detail about this new donation program here and watch our website for the full press release which will be published on September 2nd.

Please read this new and important information from the City and County Of Denver, on NEC 690.12 Rapid Shutdown OF PV systems on Buildings. The news comes to us from the monthly electrical inspectors meeting, which is attended by IECRM Training Director, Paul Lingo.

News from our Members

 Karla Nugent

Congratulations to Karla Nugent of Weifield Group Contracting, for being named one of the Denver Business Journal‘s Outstanding Women in Business! Click here to read Karla’s article (subscriber content).

Dave Jensen of North American Video was recently interviewed by The Electrical Distributor Magazine! Check out the interview here.

All Copy Products is pleased to announce their recent acquisition of CVI Digital Solutions, which has served the Denver community for over 40 years. The acquisition will bring about benefits to customers on many levels offering additional services such as scanning, managed IT Services and manufacturing of compatible toner cartridges. All Copy offers additional products such as Konica Minolta, Canon, Sharp, Kip, Lexmark and Muratec.

Education News

August 2014 Apprentice Class

IECRM instructor Cal Blair‘s first night of class

It was back to school for our apprentices in August! Missed the boat? Late Start registration opens September 29th — Please bookmark this webpage for all registration details and dates! Note: Late Start is for First Year students only.

We held 4 PDU classes in August. The DEADLINE to fulfill your PDU’s is September 30, 2014. We just added several more PDU dates for September — sign up before they’re full! View the PDU schedule here.

Learn About the Four-Year Apprentice Program
or View Upcoming Continuing Education Classes

Networking News


Congratulations to the 2014 Champion of our annual Ice Cream Eating Contest — Phil Soderborg of GE Johnson Construction! The contest took place at IECRM on August 8th during our Ice Cream Social & Happy Hour, which was sponsored by Allcable, Inc. Our 8 contestants included: Rachael Dina and Nick Lombardi of Kenny Electric, Paul Lingo of IECRM, Kristin Kim Haynes of IECRM, Philip Soderborg of GE Johnson Construction and his son Matthew Soderborg, Bryan Beckett of EcoGreenOffice, and Sean Miller of Northglenn Winlectric. Thank you to all for participating! Special thanks to the Colorado State Purchasing Department for coming out. Congrats to Jeff Magee, one of our instructors, for winning our raffle for a Ideal Industries tool bag valued at $200!

We filled the room on August 14th during our New Members Luncheon (pictured below), hosted by the Membership and Events CommitteeOur newest members came out to introduce themselves and network with the rest of our membership.

Membership and Events Committee - New Members Lunch
The IECRM/ABC Safety Committee met on August 27th for a presentation from UL on faulty equipment and getting UL listed. Our committees are always looking for new participants – view all committee schedules here.


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Send Us Your News!

Members and partners, please email all news items, individual promotions, press releases, and/or photos to Kristin Kim Haynes, IECRM COO, at