Commonwealth Electric of the Midwest is a proud and active member of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). Each office is actively involved in their respective chapter. President, David Firestone served as a Regional Vice President at the National level, as well as participated in numerous national committees and task force work.
Commonwealth Electric of the Midwest is a proud partner of the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). Our highly skilled and trained electricians are IBEW members and receive their training thru the NJATC (National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee). The NECA/IBEW partnership also provides health insurance and pension benefits thru joint trusts. Our industry partners are also involved with us to insure high quality workmanship and safe practices.
Thru our partnership with AGC (Associated General Contractors) we are dedicated to furthering the ever changing agenda of commercial construction contractors, improving job site safety, expanding the use of cutting edge technologies and techniques and strengthening the dialogue between contractors and owners.
Our experts in low voltage systems and communications are members of BICSI and several hold the RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer) designation. We are constantly staying on the “cutting edge” of technology and system installations thru our participation in this organization.
The U.S. Green Building Council is committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. The USGBC oversees the LEED certification for those design professionals who have met the standards and are versed in the criteria for green certification of buildings. We have a number of LEED certified professionals on our team.
Our team is involved as members of the National Fire Protection Association. Bob Philipps represents CECM and is involved in the development of the National Electrical Code, and Electrical Safety in the Workplace. The NFPA sets the standards for the methods of installation and the codes by which we measure safe electrical installations.