Mike Holt

Mike
Holt
NEC Trainer / Consultant,
Mike Holt Enterprises
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Mike earned a masters degree in the Business Administration Program (MBA) from the University of Miami. He earned his reputation as a National Electrical Code (NEC) expert by working his way up through the electrical trade. Formally a construction editor for two different trade publications, Mike started his career as an apprentice electrician and eventually became a master electrician, an electrical inspector, a contractor, and an educator. Since 1975, he has provided custom in-house seminars for groups such as IAEI, NECA, ICBO, IBM, AT&T, Motorola, and the U.S. Navy. Mike has taught more than 1,000 classes on 30 different electrical-related subjects — ranging from alarm installations to exam preparation and voltage drop calculations. He continues to develop seminars, videos, books, and software as well as contributing monthly Code content to EC&M magazine.

Articles
Stumped by the Code? NEC Requirements for Sizing Short Circuit and Ground Fault Protection for Single Motor Branch Circuits 
Q. What is the Code rule for sizing short circuit and ground fault protection for a single motor branch circuit?
Code Q&A: Sizing Conductors for a Single Motor 
NEC requirements for sizing motor conductors
Code Quiz of the Week: No. 20
Take this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the 2014 National Electrical Code requirements.
Car oil change photo
Code Quiz of the Week: No. 19
Take this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the 2014 National Electrical Code requirements.
Code Q&A: Protection of Flexible Cords and Fixture Wires 
NEC requirements for overcurrent protection of flexible cords and fixture wires
Screened Porch Photo
Code Quiz of the Week: No. 18
Take this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the 2014 National Electrical Code requirements.
Code Quiz of the Week: No. 17
Take this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the 2014 National Electrical Code requirements.
Fire Pump Controller Setup
Code Quiz of the Week: No. 16
Take this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the 2014 National Electrical Code requirements.
Switchboards, Switchgear, and Panelboards  2
In this industry, some people use the terms switchboard and switchgear interchangeably.
Stumped by the Code? NEC Requirements for Grounding and Bonding in Class I Locations 
Q. What are the grounding and bonding requirements for Class I locations?
Code Q&A: Current-Limiting Overcurrent Device  2
NEC requirements for overcurrent devices
Airplane sitting in aircraft hangar
Code Quiz of the Week: No. 15
Take this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the 2014 National Electrical Code requirements.
Two mobile homes
Code Quiz of the Week: No. 14
Take this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the 2014 National Electrical Code requirements.
Code Q&A: Motor Controller Ratings 
NEC requirements for motor controllers
Copper conductor used in ground ring configuration
Code Quiz of the Week: No. 13 3
Take this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the 2014 National Electrical Code requirements.
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