LNI Electrical Feb 2021 News

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  • LNI puts more restrictions on installation of communication cable on minisplits, and no longer allow to run through wall with mechanical piping
  • HB 1187- attempts to allow HVAC/R 06a electrical certification to install communication cable on minisplits (not supported by LNI)
  • SB 5267- attempts to require electrical certification for house flippers (supported by LNI)
  • LNI to increase electrical permit fees
  • Electrical Trainees can only work 90 days past expiration date and need to complete their 48 hours to renew. This will end when Covid restrictions are no longer an issue
  • Electrical Trainees only have 180 days after their expiration date to submit their affidavit of work experience. This rule has been in place for two years

L&I office closures remain closed to the public due to Covid