Give the specific 1999 NEC references related to any violations you find. Write Joe a Violation Notice rather than sending in a copy of the Code rule. Send your response, in 25 words or more, to Joe Tedesco at 350 North St., Boston, MA 02113 or codeviolations@netscape.net. The winner(s) will receive $75. Please include your company name, job title, address, phone number, Social Security number and e-mail address.

Hint: Additional meters and disconnects were installed at this service during the last 20 years, and are not for emergency use.


Greg Russ, president of Russ Electric, Shorewood, Ill. “According to Section 250-28, the main bonding jumper shall be located at the service equipment. A bonding screw at the subpanel would also be a violation of Section 384-20.”