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The Pulse Network, Inc., Partners with NFPA to launch NEC online resource for the electrical community

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CANTON, MA, Aug. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Pulse Network, Inc, (TPNI), a digital media and event solutions company, and The National Fire Protection Association announced the development of an online community where members of the electrical community and others interested in electrical issues can find news, information, tips, learning resources and networking opportunities related to NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code® (NEC®). The new outpost, necconnect.org, is a resource for installers and contractors, designers and engineers, code enforcers, and policy makers for all things related to the NEC. It is a place where participants can engage with others who share an interest in electrical safety.

The outpost an exclusive content marketing platform developed by The Pulse Network, Inc. It is populated with educational content for readers interested in learning about the latest in electrical safety, wiring, guidelines, and equipment, along with upcoming electrical code updates, tips and the latest social. Necconnect.org is a "go to" source for learning, sharing and networking with those in the business of residential and industrial electrical safety. Users of the site will have access to industry news, case studies, discussions and how-to guides with exclusive video content and featured articles from industry experts.

"Having the capability to share the content that industry thought leaders, experts and professionals find important is highly valuable for the NFPA," says Stephen Saber, CEO of The Pulse Network. "Giving workers on every level this information regarding the NEC will be extremely helpful for keeping everyone up to date. The Pulse Network is looking forward to growing our relationship with the NFPA."

Access to necconnect.org content is free and available to the public. Participants who opt to join by signing in, which is also free, gain access to premium content and features that are only available to subscribers. Subscribers are encouraged to become involved in creating content for the site by sharing experiences, viewpoints and offering feedback that will be used to create content that is most relevant to members of the site and to guide its growth.

About the National Electrical Code®

NFPA has been the developer and publisher of NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code® (NEC®) since 1911. The NEC continues to be the most widely used code for the built environment in the world, establishing the standard for safe electrical installations. The code has been adopted in nearly every state in the U.S., in many territories, and in several countries. The 2014 Edition of the NEC is the latest edition.

About the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

NFPA is a worldwide leader in fire, electrical, building, and life safety. The mission of the international nonprofit organization founded in 1896 is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. NFPA develops more than 300 codes and standards to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other hazards. All NFPA codes and standards can be viewed at no cost at www.nfpa.org/freeaccess.

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About The Pulse Network

The Pulse Network provides a cloud-based platform focused on content marketing and event solutions. The Company helps clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small and mid-size companies boost awareness, drive lead generation and enhance client engagement through content marketing, campaign management and event registration with a social and digital backbone. The Pulse Network also produces its own branded content programs including online video productions and the Inbound Marketing Summit conference series which currently runs in New York, San Francisco, and Boston as well as the Digital Pulse program which currently runs in Boston.

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