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Welcome to the Electrical Contractors´ Association

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) is a construction trade association that provides business and labor relations services to nearly 700 electrical contractors in Cook County, Illinois.  ECA is also known as the Chicago and Cook County Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA).  The Association works with its industry partner, Local Union #134 IBEW, to negotiate and administer labor agreements, coordinate apprentice and journeyman level training, as well as promote the industry on behalf of these employers.  Since 1903, ECA has provided educational opportunities and business services to not only to assist the electrical contractor by improving the business climate and bringing increased profitability, but to enrich future generations. ECA and IBEW Local 134 work hand in hand to provide a highly skilled, efficient and safe workforce for the City of Chicago and Cook County, Illinois. 

Latest News

09/11/2019

Mayor Lightfoot Launches Chicago Energy Rating System

Chicago first US city with a large building energy rating requirement

Chicago became the first US city with a large building energy rating requirement with the formal launch of the Chicago Energy Rating System. The ordinance, adopted in 2017, will rate building energy efficiency performance on a zero to four-star scale, based on the four stars of the Chicago flag.

08/22/2019

ECA Summer Social Welcomed 75 Chapter Members

Members enjoyed the Wrigley Rooftops (Cubs vs. Giants)

The Electrical Contractors’ Association of City of Chicago (ECA) held an end-of-Summer membership event on Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

08/13/2019

Kelso-Burnett Co. honored with NECA Project Excellence Award

Flagship McDonald's, Chicago

The NECA Project Excellence Awards were created by the National Electrical Contractors Association to recognize electrical contractors who have done remarkable work during the previous calendar year.

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Upcoming Events

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  • Special Evening Meeting

    Gibson's Steakhouse, 2105 Spring Road Oak Brook, IL 60523 (630) 954-0000

    September 11, 2019
    5:30-8:00PM

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  • Presented by Craig Bodette, Mosley, Pfundt & Glick, Inc.

    The Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

    September 25, 2019
    8:00AM-12:00PM

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Wed
25
2019
September 25, 2019
8:00AM-12:00PM

“Succession Planning”

Presented by Craig Bodette, Mosley, Pfundt & Glick, Inc.

The Drake Oak Brook Hotel, 2301 York Rd, Oak Brook, IL 60523

The ECA Education Research Committee is pleased to present their September education program, "Succession Planning".

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Thu
26
2019
September 26, 2019
2:00-6:00PM

VDVNA Review - Know Before You Go

Voice-Data-Video National Agreement Review

Maggiano's Banquets, 240 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook,IL 60523

The Chicago & Cook County Chapter, NECA is presenting an overview / summary of items that employers should know when securing a project utilizing the VDVNA.

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