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Derek Vigstol

Derek Vigstol is the Technical Lead for NFPA electrical services. He serves as a technical resource for the development and implementation of new products in support of NFPA electrical codes and standards. In 2014, Derek became the inaugural NEC Challenge Champion by proving his knowledge of the NEC against competitors from across the country.

Upgrading Safety Through Technology

With new advancements in technology happening every single day, our lives are being shaped by new apps and devices that we never knew we needed until we used them once and asked, “How on earth did I live without this?” Technology and culture is evolving so fast that it has become difficult to try and wrap our heads around the speed of change that we are experiencing every day.