Transformer shortage issues remain
Two of our local energy suppliers have given updates regarding transformer shortages. Follow the links below for more details from each.
Cass County Electric Cooperative continues to work through the struggles of material availability and shipping concerns. Single-phase transformers are at least 52 weeks out, and rubber goods are also experiencing long delays. Read more.
Xcel Energy has been working diligently to address transformer supply challenges and inflation.
Click here to read more about their efforts.
Mechanical update from Fargo Inspections Department
The city of Fargo adopted the 2021 International Mechanical, Fuel Gas, and Energy codes in August of this year and have been slowly implementing the new requirements. Starting Jan. 1, 2023, will be stricter enforcement and certain documents must be submitted no later than the final inspection.
Click here to read the memo and view a "how to" guide on how to submit the necessary documents.
North Dakota Association of Builders Board of Directors Meeting
Nov. 17-18 was the state board of directors meeting and annual banquet for the North Dakota Association of Builders. Due to inclement weather, one HBA of F-M member was able to attend in-person. However, thanks to technology, others were able to join virtually.