Russ LeBlanc

Russ
LeBlanc
Owner,
LeBlanc Consulting Services
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Russ started in the electrical trade as an apprentice in 1985. He worked his way up to become a journeyman electrician and then eventually became a master electrician and licensed construction supervisor. He is currently the owner of LeBlanc Consulting Services in North Reading, Mass. In 1999, Russ became an electrical instructor for The Peterson School of Engineering in Woburn, Mass., where he developed his passion for teaching. He quickly assumed the role of department head of electrical instruction. In addition to his monthly contributions to EC&M, he continues to provide master electrician courses, Code seminars, and arc-flash awareness training through his consulting service business and the Peterson School. Russ is an active member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) — Electrical Section and has authored numerous NEC proposals and comments, which have become Code rules. He is also a member and certified electrical inspector of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI).

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Illustrated Catastrophes: Outdoor Atrocity 
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What's Wrong Here? Hint: Help support our cause. 
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What’s Wrong Here? Hint: This gives me a hollow, empty feeling inside  3
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Moving Violations Video No. 135: Hot Mess 1
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What’s Wrong Here? Hint: A Burning Desire  11
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Moving Violations Video No. 134: Strike One, Two, and Three
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What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Stairway Slip-Up  7
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Spa and Hot Tub Bonding 
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Illustrated Catastrophes: Perilous Pier Problem 
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What's Wrong Here? Hint: Papa Smurf would definitely disapprove.  1
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What’s Wrong Here? Hint: A Rat’s Nest of Problems  3
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Moving Violations Video No. 132: Attachment Issues
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Illustrated Catastrophes: Stop Making Waves 
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What's Wrong Here? Hint: Loser by a technical knockout (TKO) 
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