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
Code Q&A
Q. Can I install a panelboard in a bathroom or closet?
Stumped by the Code? September 2010
Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered
Solar Photovoltaic Systems — Part 1
Applying the electrical requirements in Art. 690 of the National Electrical Code (NEC) for photovoltaic systems
Code Q&A
Q. Is overcurrent protection required for a panelboard?
Code Q&A
Q. How many neutral wires can I install on a single terminal in a panelboard?
Code Q&A
Q. Is the electrical wiring system used to feed ceiling fixtures allowed to be supported by the ceiling support wires?
Code Q&A
Q. What are the AFCI protection requirements for dwelling units?
Code Quandaries, August 2010
Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered
The Basics of Temporary Installations 3
Avoiding NEC Code violations in temporary installations
Code Q&A
Q. What are the requirements when installing 15A, 125V duplex receptacles on a 20A, 120V circuit?
Code Q&A
Q. What are the requirements when replacing 2-wire receptacles?
Switchboards and Panels 5
Understanding the requirements for switchboards and panelboards in Article 408
Code Quandaries, July 2010
Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered. All questions and answers are based on the 2008 NEC
Code Q&A
Q. What are the disconnecting means requirements for a water heater?
Code Q&A
Q. What are the grounding requirements for a generator mounted on a vehicle?
Electrical Testing Feed

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