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
NEC Facts about Fire Alarm Systems 
Article 760 covers the installation of wiring and equipment for fire alarm systems, including circuits controlled and powered by the fire alarm system.
2014 National Electrical Code Changes  26
The 2014 NEC was published last month by the NFPA and is now available for all to read. Check out the key changes to this edition of the Code.
Code Q&A: Understanding Objectionable Current  1
Q. The Code prohibits "objectionable currents;" what is this, what are some examples, and how can it be prevented?
Code Q&A: Grounding and Bonding for Remote Building 3
Q. If I have a feeder to a remote building and I run the conductors in PVC, what are the grounding and bonding requirements for this particular installation?
Stumped by the Code? Requirements for Identifying the High-Leg of a 3-Phase, 4-Wire Connected System 1
Q. What kind of marking does the Code require to identify the high-leg of a 3-phase, 4-wire delta connected system?
Interconnected Electric Power Sources 2
When a facility has more than one power source, what must you do to maintain a safe operation? Article 705 answers that and other questions related to using power sources that operate in parallel with a primary source.
Code Q&A: Handhole Enclosure Requirements
Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered
Code Q&A: Disconnect Requirements for Ungrounded Conductors
Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered
EV Charging Systems 1
Applying NEC rules for installing equipment and devices related to electric vehicle charging stations
Code Q&A: Lighting Requirements in Storage Spaces 1
Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered
Code Q&A: Receptacle Rules in a Kitchen Island 3
Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered
Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment
Applying Art. 440 for sizing branch circuit overcurrent protective devices, branch circuit conductors, and motor overload protection for hermetic motors
Code Q&A: Field Marking Equipment 1
Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered
Code Q&A: Attachment of Equipment Grounding Conductor to Box 4
Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered
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