Russ LeBlanc

Russ
LeBlanc
NEC Consultant
Articles
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Wet Behind the Ears  18
NEC guidelines on electrical metallic tubing (EMT) installations
What's Wrong Here? Hint: Knot approved by the Board  1
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn’t identify?
Illustrated Catastrophes: 110.3(B), 406.9(A), 225.10, 340.12(10), 225.20, 230.50(B)(1), 555.13(A)(1), 300.5(J), 352.12(C), 555.17 
Section 555.13(A)(1) permits the use of PVC as a wiring method for marinas and boatyards; however, the PVC supplying this shore power receptacle is snapped off at the connector, leaving the damaged conductors exposed.
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: This Isn't Tree Art  7
NEC rules on overhead branch circuit wiring and vegetation
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: A Round Peg in a Square Hole 7
NEC guidelines on which mounting screws to use to ensure a proper grounding/bonding connection between the box and the cover
What's Wrong Here? Hint: A Close Shave 5
NEC rules on terminating more than one conductor
Illustrated Catastrophes: 225.26, 590.4(J), 406.9(B), 314.23(H)(1), 210.8(B)(4), 110.12(B), 110.27(A), 110.12(A), 312.5(C), 300.15, 408.40, 300.3, and 200.6 1
This photo was submitted by Ronald M. Stevens, who found this series of 10 receptacles strung along the trees while he was on vacation passing through a city park in a small town in South Central Colorado.
NEC rules on drilling holes and notches in wood framing members
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Torn to Pieces 10
NEC rules on drilling holes and notches in wood framing members
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Creative Combo 6
NEC rules on securing AC cable
What's Wrong Here? Hint: Hungry box 3
Can you identify the Code violation(s) in this photo?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: That's Not Cotton Candy 10
Can you identify the Code violation(s) in this photo?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Swingin' in the Breeze 18
Can you identify the Code violation(s) in this photo?
What's Wrong Here? Two for the Price of One 3
Can you identify the Code violation(s) in this photo?

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