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Articles about electrical code

Identifying Equipment Ground Conductors and the NEC


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


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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.


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How to Install an Underground Electric Service


I want to run an underground electric service from a breaker box, how should I install the cable for an underground electric service? How to Install an Underground Electrical Service.


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Electrical Wiring Methods in a Modular Home


I have a new home and I have several electrical questions about electric wiring codes which these issues may violate: Electrical Wiring Methods and Procedures Reviewed.


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Considerations for Electrical Upgrade Wiring


What type of ground wire should I used for outlets? How to Upgrade Home Electrical Wiring and bring the Electrical Systems up to current Electrical Code Standards.


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Air Conditioner Size and Room Electrical Circuit


The NEC states that the total rating of a plug-connected room air conditioner, where lighting units or other appliances are also supplied, shall not exceed…


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Installing MC Cable for Home Wiring


How to Install MC Cable for Electrical Circuit Wiring: MC cable is required to be installed in some locations for home electrical wiring and is often used when wiring outlets and lighting circuits. The installation of MC Cable must be according to applicable codes including the following guidelines.


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Older Homes and Up To Standard Government Requirements


Electrical Wiring Improvements for Older Homes – I understand that there are increasing regulations to require more energy efficient building codes which require more efficient electrical equipment for new construction.


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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.


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Minimum Height for Electric Service Meter


What is the minimum height for mounting an electric service? Mounting the Electric Service Meter.


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Air Conditioner Electrical Circuit


Circuit Wiring for a Air Window Conditioner


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Circuit Wiring for a Sub-Panel


How to Install a Sub-Panel: Wiring for a Sub-Panel, Necessary Planning When Installing an Electrical Sub-Panel and the main feeder cable.


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Cable Types for Home Electrical Wiring


How to Select the Right Cable for Home Electrical Wiring Projects. This color standard affects the outside sheath colors, not the individual insulated wire conductors. The NMB cable comes with a ground wire as well.


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The Importance of Electrical Cover Plates


Prevent Electrical Hazards by Covering Switches and Outlets – One great safety measure is to simply replace an switch or outlet cover to avoid the exposure of electrical wiring and to keep fingers from coming into contact with energized parts.


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How to Protect Kitchen Outlets with GFCI


Protecting Kitchen Outlets Against Ground Faults – Typically GFCI protection is provided by positioning the GFCI receptacle in the…


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How to Install Kitchen Electrical Wiring


Electrical Circuit Requirements When Wiring a Kitchen


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