A subsidiary of NECA, the Electrical Contractors' Association of City of Chicago, Inc. (ECA) works actively with IIT to inform students about the benefits of careers in electrical construction. ECA members are experienced, proven contractors who have a record of providing quality, cost-effective services for the electrical industry, in commercial, industrial, and residential construction, telecommunications and advanced technologies. INTM adjunct faculty member, Dr. Dan Tomal, manages the ECA Student Committee at IIT to coordinate activities with ECA members. Dr. Tomal has taught IIT’s Interprofessional Project (IPRO) courses, sponsored by ECA for more than ten years. INTM students have worked on projects that include “Techno-Economics of Smart Grid Renewable Energy Technology”, designing energy efficient plans for Chicago's Soldier Field, and “Developing Insights that Support Energy Efficiency Improvement Strategies for Varied Build Environments", learning to enhance a landmark building's energy efficiency while adhering to the strict landmark status Building Codes at Chicago’s historic Victory Gardens Biograph Theater.
Read about INTM’s educational pathway partnership program with the IBEW-NECA Technical Institute
(IN-TECH) and the Electrical Contractor's Association of the City of Chicago/ECA. Learn more about IIT student benefits including the IBEW/NECA Tuition Reimbursement Program (INTRP) and membership in the IIT Student Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors' Association (NECA).