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Articles about National Electrical Code

Electrical Code for Bonding Ground Wires


How to Splice Electrical Wires and the Ground: For projects where you are extending the wiring of an existing circuit then the additional wire size must match that of the circuit you are branching from or splicing. Electrical junction box splices can be made safely when you understand the method.



Should I Install a GFCI Circuit Breaker or a GFCI Outlet


Can a GFCI circuit breaker take the place of a GFCI Outlet? Would it be considered to meet NEC Code Requirements?



Does a GFCI Outlet Need to be Grounded?


Does a GFCI Outlet need to be grounded?



Making the National Electrical Code Easier to Understand


This site gives a lot more straight forward information than the code book does, it also seems to give recommendations that go above and beyond the NEC book.



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.



How To Ground a Television or Communications Antenna


How to Install an Earth Grounding and Bond for Communication Antenna: Guide for Grounding an Antenna System



How to Strip Electric Wire


How to Remove Insulation from Electrical Wires: Stripping Electrical Wires Without Nicking the Wire, Methods of Stripping Electrical Wires and Making a Connection.



Installing a Panel for a Hot Tub


Installing a Panel for a Hot Tub: I want to add a panel for a hot tub, some outlets and lights. Should I run a 100A service panel so I can supply power for all these circuits?



AFCI Arc Fault Requirements for Home Electrical Circuits


Arc Fault Outlets for the Home: The AFCI Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter is used for specific circuits as required by the NEC Code.



Electrical Code for BX Cable


Robert in New York asks; Where in the NEC code book does it show where and how BX can be exposed and what are the restrictions.



Identifying Equipment Ground Conductors and the NEC


How to Identify Equipment Grounding Conductors as Required by the National Electrical Code



Electrical Training NFPA 70E for Arc Flash


Electrical Maintenance Training for Arc Flash: The NFPA 70E is the standard that addresses electrical safety requirements for employees. It includes arc flash training, study, clothing, etc. which would be very beneficial for your training program for your electrical maintenance department.



Rated Capacity of Electrical Wire


Safe Amperage Ratings for Electrical Wire: The amperage rating will depend on the insulation type of the #12 AWG wire, Surpassing the amperage rating of any electrical wire is highly dangerous and not safe and can cause the wire to become over heated which could lead to a fire.



How Many Electrical Wires in Conduit


How Many Electrical Wires Can Be Put Into Electrical Conduit – It is very important to understand the limitations when installing wire into conduit and Wire insulation is rated upon the amount of heat it can safely withstand.



Outdoor Electrical Wiring Requirements


How to Install Outdoor Electrical Wiring



Where to Locate a Bathroom Light Switch


How to Locate and Wire a Bathroom Light Switch



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