The National Electrical Manufacturers Association, Rosslyn, Va., recently released OS 3-2002, Selection and Installation Guidelines for Electrical Outlet Boxes. This publication offers practical information on correct product selection and industry-recommended practices for the installation of electrical outlet boxes in accordance with the NEC.

By providing education and understanding of proper application and installation of boxes, NEMA hopes the industry will develop a closer liaison with installers and electrical inspectors.

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