Brian J. McPartland

Brian J.
McPartland
Articles
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: Protect and serve
Illustrated Catastrophes, August 2010
As usual, never consider the following commentary associated with these photos as a formal interpretation of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Without criticizing anyone or any product, the following scenarios present us with serious safety questions.
What's Wrong Here? August 2010
Here’s your chance to moonlight as an electrical inspector and second-guess someone else’s work from the safety of your living room or office. Can you identify the Code violation(s) in this photo?
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: Think clearances
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: Number of ground rods required?
What's Wrong Here? July 2010
Here’s your chance to moonlight as an electrical inspector and second-guess someone else’s work from the safety of your living room or office. Can you identify the Code violation(s) in this photo?
Illustrated Catastrophes
As usual, never consider the following commentary associated with these photos as a formal interpretation of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Without criticizing anyone or any product, the following scenarios present us with serious safety questions.
Whats Wrong Here? 1
Hint: A new multi-use dryer receptacle?
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: The doorbell is exposed to the outdoor elements.
What's Wrong Here? June 2010
Here’s your chance to moonlight as an electrical inspector and second-guess someone else’s work from the safety of your living room or office. Can you identify the Code violation(s) in this photo?
Illustrated Catastrophes, June 2010
As usual, never consider the following commentary associated with these photos as a formal interpretation of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Without criticizing anyone or any product, the following scenarios present us with serious safety questions.
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: Isolated or non-isolated?
Whats Wrong Here?
Hint: ’Tis the wrong season
What's Wrong Here? May 2010
Here’s your chance to moonlight as an electrical inspector and second-guess someone else’s work from the safety of your living room or office. Can you identify the Code violation(s) in this photo?
Illustrated National Electrical Code (NEC) Catastrophes, May 2010
As usual, never consider the following commentary associated with these photos as a formal interpretation of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Without criticizing anyone or any product, the following scenarios present us with serious safety questions.
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