Articles about Electrical Code NEC
What is The Purpose of the Neutral Wire
The Purpose of the Neutral Wire in Electrical Systems: What is the purpose of the neutral wire and the difference between the ground wire and the white neutral wire.
Installing an Underground Electrical Service and Pull Box
How to Install an Underground Electrical Service for a Home: Electrical Pull Box And a PVC 90 Degree Sweep to the Panel, Electrical Code about a Main Electrical Service Disconnect Switch.
Installing an Outlet in the Ceiling of a Building
We have been installing 110v receptacles in above grid locations. My question is in regards to above ceiling electrical outlets in plenum non-plenum ceilings.
I Changed My Home Wiring Have I Violated Any Electrical Codes?
I upgraded some appliance circuits, have I violated any codes? What to do If You Forgot to Get a Permit or Inspection for Your Electrical Project.
Can I Wire my Dryer to my Range Outlet?
Can I use my range outlet for my dryer? Why Wiring a Clothes Dryer to a Range Outlet is Unsafe.
Methods for Splicing Electrical Wires
How to Splice Electrical Wires and Cables: Is it safe to install junction boxes to splice several wires?
Electrical Code and Protecting NM Cable
Installing and Protecting NM Electrical Cable – The NM Cable must be positioned and fastened so that the cable will be protected from damage especially when the wall coverings are installed.
Electrical Code for Replacing a Service Panel
Is it within code to replace a 30 circuit service panel with a 42 circuit service? Electrical Codes and for a Service Panel.
What is the Electric Code for Installing a 220volt Receptacle
How high should a 220volt receptacle box be above the floor? Examples where 220volt receptacles are installed in specific applications and the NEC Code.
NEC Electrical Code for Re-Identifying Ungrounded Conductor
How should I Identify Electrical Conductor Wiring? NEC Article 200.7 (C) Re-Identifying Ungrounded Neutral Conductors.
Grounding an Electrical Panel
How to Ground a Electric Circuit Breaker Panel: Grounding Requirements for Electric Panels, National Electrical Code, NEC Article 250, Grounding a Main Panel, Grounding a Sub-Panel, Electrical Grounding Methods.
Electrical Code for Wire Type and Size
How to Know What Wire Size and Type to use for Home Electrical Wiring – Continuing the circuit with the same wire size and type is essential to maintain the integrity of the circuit.
Electrical Code and Buried UF Cable
Does the electrical code allow you to run UF cable in concrete? Installing Buried Electrical Cable, The Minimum Covering Requirements for UF Cable.
Minimum Height for Electric Service Meter
What is the minimum height for mounting an electric service? Mounting the Electric Service Meter.
Electrical Cables Through Wood Framing
How to Install Electrical Cables Through Holes When You have a Limited to a Maximum Number of Cables
Wire Sizes and the Electrical Code
Can I run three #10 to give me 90 amps…