Articles about National Electrical Code
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.
Kitchen Countertop Receptacles NEC 210-52
What is the NEC Code for Kitchen Counter Top Outlets? The Electrical Code Requirements for Kitchen Counter top Receptacle Circuits.
Location of a Main Service Disconnect
Is a main electrical service panel required to have a main breaker or disconnect switch? What is the NEC code article number that states this?
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?
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.
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.
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