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IEC offers a Webinar Series focused on topics directly related to your electrical contracting business. As part of the IEC Training Advantage, these webinars are complimentary to all IEC members.   

The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a CAE Approved Provider. The webinar(s) designated below meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. It will be the responsibility of the attendee to document the contents of this webinar to submit to ASAE. Every webinar that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and IEC will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae. Attendees will receive 1 CAE per webinar.


Upcoming Webinars 

How Wireless Lighting Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

August 26, 2019
11:00 a.m. EST

Today’s commercial and industrial facilities expect solutions that add value beyond lighting. Join Eaton’s Mike Lunn and Chris Andrews as they explore the increasing demand for wireless connected lighting technology and how it can simplify controls installation, enable automatic code compliance, transmit key building data and create real future opportunities for you as this cost-effective technology becomes mainstream.

Presenters: Michael Lunn, Director, Product Marketing, Lighting Systems Eaton

                   Chris Andrews, Product Manager, Low Voltage and Wireless Lighting Systems Eaton

Michael Lunn has been with Eaton for over 20 years within the lighting control group. Holding roles of increasing responsibility from phone and field technical support, system startups, to sales and product management. Michael has a passion for lighting controls and how the installer and end user interact with them. He is a knowledge expert on energy codes and provides energy code guidance on many Eaton projects. He is a member of IES and is on the IES Progress Committee and Controls Protocol Committee. Michael received his BS from Norwich University and an MBA from Champlain College.


Chris Andrews is the product manager for low-voltage and wireless lighting control systems at Eaton’s Lighting business. In addition to Power over Ethernet and WaveLinx, Eaton’s wireless lighting control platform, Chris has responsibility for the Distributed Low Voltage Power system he developed in his five years at Eaton. Chris has been involved in the LED lighting industry since 2005 holding positions in product development and management. Chris holds a BS in Engineering from Mercer University and an Executive MBA from the University of Georgia.


Making the Most of Your First IEC Convention & Expo  

September 18, 2019
11:00 a.m. EST

Are you new to IEC’s Annual Convention & Expo? Then this webinar is for you! Hosted by the Professional Development Committee, come learn the ins and outs of the IEC’s Convention & Expo so that you're ready to fully experience all that is offered at this year’s event.

Presenter: Bob Terry, Carpenter Electric, Inc. 

Bob is the Vice President of Operations at Carpenter Electric and has been with the company since 2012.  He is a Master Electrician and has 30 years of experience in the electrical trade.  Bob was born in Evanston, IL but has spent most of his life in South Florida.  He is a very proud family man, has been happily married to Jeannie for 23 years and has 2 fantastic children, Bradley(20) and Kaylee (14).  When away from the office, Bob enjoys family time, hockey games, golf and concerts.



The Next Revolution of Recessed Downlighting Benefits Contractors and Customers

September 19, 2019
3:00 p.m. EST

Advancements in LED lighting technology has taken recessed downlighting to a new level. Join Eaton’s Bryant Bilal and Joseph Dimperio as they explore the revolution of recessed lighting and how the contractor can leverage the benefits to save time and money. The discussion will include the advancement in LED optical technology; housing-free installation simplicity and versatility; field-selectable color temperatures; dimming and the latest product offerings

Presenters: Bryant Bilal, Product and Marketing Manager, HALO Recessed, Eaton

                   Joseph Dimperio, Product Marketing Manager, HALO Recessed, Eaton​


Bryant Bilal has over 13 years of marketing, engineering and operations experience globally. The product and marketing manager for Eaton, Bryant is responsible for managing and developing the HALO Recessed downlighting product line for residential markets. Bryant enjoys leveraging his technical background, operations experience, and management knowledge to drive business growth with a proven ability to manage large brands, innovative products and capital-intensive projects. A Professional Engineer (PE) and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Bryant received his BS in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University.


Joseph Dimperio is the product marketing manager for HALO Recessed Downlighting in Eaton’s Lighting division. Joseph has been with Eaton for three years in different functions spanning quality engineering, supply chain, and marketing. He is driven by teamwork and enjoys finding impactful ways to pair his technical degree with his background in operations. Joseph received his BS in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the University of Florida with minors in Business Administration and Technical Sales.