IEEE – http://www.ieee.org/portal/index.jsp
(Eye-triple-E) is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 375,000 individual members in 150 countries. The full name is the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., although the organization is most popularly known and referred to by the letters I-E-E-E.
Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others. Through its technical publishing, conferences and consensus-based standards activities, the IEEE.
ANSI – http://www.ansi.org/
Is a private, non-profit organization (501(c)3) that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.
The Institute’s mission is to enhance both the global competitiveness of U.S. business and the U.S. quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity.
PCEA – http://www.pcea.org/index.html
The Professional Construction Estimators Association of America, Inc., has as its purpose to promote and improve the construction industry through education of the Association’s membership, through the continuing education of construction professionals and craftsman. The Association will work to define and encourage high ethical standards of conduct among its members and will promote the fraternity of the construction industry through social interaction.
EEI – http://www.eei.org/
Edison Electric Institute is the association of United States shareholder-owned electric companies, international affiliates and industry associates worldwide. In 2000, our U.S. members served more than 90 percent of the ultimate customers in the shareholder-owned segment of the industry, and nearly 70 percent of all electric utility ultimate customers in the nation. They generated almost 70 percent of the electricity generated by U.S. electric utilities.
Line and Power Schools:
- Verdugo Power academy – www.glendale.edu/technology/power
- Chandler / Gilbert line school – http://www.cgc.maricopa.edu/Academics/aviation/EUT/Pages/Home.aspx
- Northwest Lineman school – http://www.lineman.edu/?gclid=CLSOoLL4jqQCFSE1gwodnRdXHg