Fault Managed Power Systems for Electrical Contractors

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Session Type:

Pre-Convention Workshops



Room Number: 4


Cost: $125
For NECA Members Only – Register for Pre-Convention Workshops through the registration link for the convention. NECA Convention registration is NOT required to attend Pre-Convention Workshops.

This specialized course is designed for electrical industry professionals seeking knowledge of Fault-Managed Power Systems. This revolutionary intelligent power technology plays a vital role for safe and reliable power distribution. This course will provide you with the expertise needed to propose, sell and manage the next generation of Fault Managed Power Systems.

Participants should have basic knowledge of electrical systems, safety protocols, the NEC, and relevant TIA standards.
Course Outline:
– Introduction to Class 4 Fault-Managed Power
– NEC Article 726 Requirements
– System Components and Design
– Estimating FMP
– Selling FMP Solutions


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    Steve Eaves


    Stephen Eaves is the founder and CEO of VoltServer and is the inventor of a new technology class for electricity distribution called Fault Managed Power or FMP. FMPs active safety controls make it the first form of electricity that is not harmful when in contact with humans even at hundreds of volts. FMP was recently adopted into the 2023 National Electric Code and is the subject of two new UL safety standards. The company has deployed the technology in over 1,000 large venues like NFL stadiums, conference centers and high rises. Steve has more than 30 years’ experience innovating around electrical energy storage, distribution, and management.

    Steve has authored or co-authored numerous industry and peer reviewed papers related to the energy industry that have appeared in academic journals and media outlets such as Newsweek, the Washington Post and IEEE proceedings. Stephen has more than 35 patents and has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut. He is an Air Force veteran.

  • Ronna Davis Headshot

    Ronna Davis


    Ronna is VP of Business Development for Voltserver. Ronna has been in the networking and telecommunication industry for 26 years where she has held positions in management, sales, and channel management. Ronna chairs the TIA SPEC, Single Pair Ethernet Consortium.

  • Bob Dagostino Headshot

    Bob Dagostino

    DES Electronics

    Bob Dagostino is the founder and president of Dagostino Electronic Services (DES). With a lifelong passion for connectivity, Bob has steered DES since 1973 in bringing quality and innovative technology solutions to businesses across the region. World-class healthcare institutions, top universities, local and federal government and countless school districts have benefited from DES’ wide range of solutions, including networking, security, audiovisual, lighting and AI.

    A passionate advocate for sustainable energy infrastructure and conservation, Bob has addressed local and national government forums. As a current board member of WPA-NECA, he is committed to training an experienced workforce through IBEW and providing equitable resolutions to today’s most complex issues.

  • Dave Dressler Headshot

    Dave Dressler

    MN Statewide Limited Energy JATC

    Dave Dressler is the Training Director for the Minnesota Statewide Limited Energy JATC. Dave has been involved in the Limited Energy industry for nearly 30 years. He is a Technical Committee member for the NFPA 72, 730/731 and a member of the Limited Energy Curriculum Committee for the Electrical Training ALLIANCE.

  • Jared Karbowsky is the Director of Government Affairs for the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA). In this role, he oversees the Federal Government policy for NECA. He works on a wide array of legislative and regulatory issues for NECA such as energy and infrastructure, healthcare, pensions, workforce and labor, and procurement policies. Before joining NECA in 2021, he worked on Capitol Hill for various Members of Congress for six years. Most recently, he worked for Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) as his legislative assistant. Congressman Donald Norcross is the only IBEW electrician in Congress. He began his career working for the International Painters Union and Allied Trades.

    A native of Maryland, Jared earned his bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science and from the St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM). His family has deep knowledge in the union construction world with his father being a union member of the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters.

  • Krueger is NECA’s Executive Director of Codes and Standards. He has worked in the electrical industry for over 25 years as an Inside Wireman, AHJ, and Educator. Kyle currently represents NECA on the NEC® Correlating Committee, Code Making Panel-3, NFPA 72 Correlating Committee, NFPA’s Electrical Section Executive Board, IAEI Board of Directors, and the UL Electrical Council.