Electrical Codes for Home Wiring
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Introduction to Electrical Codes for Outlets and Receptacles
NEC 210-7 Receptacle outlets shall be of the grounding type, be effectively grounded, and have proper polarity.
Introduction to electrical codes for ground fault circuits and devices:
NEC 210-8 At dwellings, ground-fault circuitinterrupter (GFCI) protection shall be provided for all receptacle outlets installed in bathrooms, garages, grade-level portions of unfinished accessory buildings, crawl spaces, unfinished basements, at kitchen countertops, wet-bar sinks, and outdoors.
NEC 250.5 Grounding and Bonding Grounding and Bonding All grounding electrodes that are present at each building or structure served shall be bonded together to form the grounding electrode system.
NEC 110.3 Written Electrical Correction All locations Failure to read the manufacturer's instructions.
NEC 300-3 All conductors of the same circuit, including grounded conductors, shall be contained in the same raceway, cable, or trench.
NEC 110.12 Wiring Methods boxes Unused openings in boxes shall be effectively closed.
Some of the Electrical Codes found on this website are from Code UpdatesUpdates based on the 2008 National Electrical Code
Electrical Project Planning
PLAN YOUR WIRING PROJECT
A must be made before insulation, sheet-rock, paneling, or other materials cover any wiring.
Smoke Detector Code Basics: