Russ LeBlanc

Russ
LeBlanc
NEC Consultant
Articles
Illustrated Catastrophes: A True Flush-Mount Panel 
A big “thank you!” goes out to Daniel Cortez, an electrical plan examiner/inspector from Collier County, Fla., for sharing these fantastic photos with us.
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Hot Seat  4
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: A Bundle of Bundles  5
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: The Incredible Invisible Box  2
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: If Three’s a Crowd, What’s Four?  14
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
Illustrated Catastrophes: EMT Errors and Box Violations 
Believe it or not, buried deep in this bundle is a piece of ¾-in. electrical metallic tubing (EMT).
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Multi-Purpose Mounting Screw  7
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Flimsy Limbs  5
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What's Wrong Here? Hint: Terrifying Temporary Power Arrangement  2
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn’t identify?
Illustrated Catastrophes: PVC Thermal Expansion/Contraction and Protective Bushings  1
A big “thank you” goes out to Steve Perry, an electrician from Peabody, Mass., for sharing this great photo with us.
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Beware of What Lurks Below the Surface  15
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Funny Looking Service Disconnect  5
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What's Wrong Here? Hint: Flamingos Would Be Jealous  2
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn’t identify?
Illustrated Catastrophes: Working Space and Need for Sunlight-Resistant Clips 
A big “thank you” goes out to Steve Perry, an electrician from Peabody, Mass., for sharing this great photo with us.
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: A Stretch to Flex  10
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
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