Steven Owen

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Code Quiz: Raceways in Wet Locations Abovegrade 

When installing a THHN / THWN insulated conductor in a raceway that is located on the outside wall of a building or structure (wet location), the choice for the type of conductor insulation is permitted to be based on _____________.

A. the use of THHN insulation rating, based on a dry location rating, as the inside of the raceway is considered to be a dry location. The installation shall also comply with  310.10(C).

Code Quiz: Sizing the Grounding Conductor for a Single Raceway 
Why is the term “grounded conductor” included in the heading of new Table 250.102(C)(1)?
Code Quiz: Service Masts as Supports 
When attaching service-drop or overhead service conductors to a service mast, they shall not be attached between a weatherhead or the end of a conduit and a coupling,
Code Quiz: Hubs and Service Masts 
When installing a rigid metal conduit that serves as a service mast, the hub installed as part of this system shall be __________.
Code Quiz: Underground Service Conductors 
When installing disconnecting means for outside feeders and branch circuits, if the disconnecting means installed in accordance with Sec. 225.32 of the 2014 NEC is not readily accessible, it shall be _________.
Code Quiz: Disconnecting Means for Outside Feeders and Branch Circuits  1
When installing disconnecting means for outside feeders and branch circuits, if the disconnecting means installed in accordance with Sec. 225.32 of the 2014 NEC is not readily accessible, it shall be _________.
Branch Circuits for EV Charging Equipment Outlets 
When installing outlets for the purpose of charging electric vehicles, the branch circuit supplying the outlets shall ___________.
Code Quiz: AFCI and GFCI Protection  4
In which area of a dwelling unit are both GFCI and AFCI protection required?
Code Quiz: Ground Fault Protection of Equipment 
Which of the following installations does not require ground fault protection of equipment?
Code Quiz: GFCI Protection  3
Which of the following items may be wired directly (i.e., hard-wired) without cord-and-plug connection, thus omitting the requirement for GFCI protection?
Code Quiz: Masts as Supports  2
When using a mast as a support for feeder and/or branch circuit conductors, only __________ shall be permitted to be attached to the feeder and/or branch circuit mast.
Code Quiz: Service Masts as Supports  2
When installing a service mast, the hubs used with the conduit that serve the service mast shall be what?
Code Quiz: GFCI Requirements in Laundry Areas  3
A laundry area within a dwelling unit has 3-each, single-phase, 125V, 20A receptacle outlets.
Code Quiz: Let’s Get Specific 
Which Article in the 2011 NEC consists of only two sections, uses the word “specific” in the title, and makes reference to seven other Articles in its scope statement?
Code Quiz: Identifying DC Branch Circuit Conductors 
When identifying branch circuit conductors (6 AWG or smaller) of direct-current systems that are more than 50V, the ungrounded positive conductor shall be identified by a red outer finish
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