NEC http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6614/more en Code Quiz: Raceways in Wet Locations Abovegrade http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-raceways-wet-locations-abovegrade <div class="field-byline"> By Steven Owen, National Code Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>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 _____________.</p> <p>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&nbsp; 310.10(C).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-raceways-wet-locations-abovegrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-raceways-wet-locations-abovegrade#comments Quizzes Silver Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:55:00 +0000 51651 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Definition of a Health Care Facility http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-definition-health-care-facility <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Q. How can you determine the feeder or service load for an existing installation? (Answer based on 2011 NEC.)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-definition-health-care-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-definition-health-care-facility#comments Q&A Silver Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:49:00 +0000 51641 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 78: Bad Choice of EMT Fittings http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-78-bad-choice-emt-fittings <div class="node-body video-body"><p>In this episode, Russ shows us an EMT installation in an outdoor wet location that uses the wrong type of fittings. It&rsquo;s a violation of Sec. 358.42 of the 2014 NEC.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-78-bad-choice-emt-fittings#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:04:00 +0000 51571 at http://ecmweb.com What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Classify This as a Misfit http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-classify-misfit <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-classify-misfit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-classify-misfit#comments What's Wrong Here? Silver Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:10:00 +0000 51631 at http://ecmweb.com What's Wrong Here? Hint: Phase to face http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/whats-wrong-here-hint-phase-face <div class="node-body article-body">How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn’t identify? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/whats-wrong-here-hint-phase-face" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/whats-wrong-here-hint-phase-face#comments What's Wrong Here? Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:32:00 +0000 51291 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: Don't Flip That Switch http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-dont-flip-switch <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dave Shaub, vice president of operations for ATS Electric in Phoenix, was kind enough to share this great photo with us.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-dont-flip-switch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-dont-flip-switch#comments Violations Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:24:00 +0000 51301 at http://ecmweb.com Making Your Way through the Entertainment Industry http://ecmweb.com/nec/making-your-way-through-entertainment-industry <div class="field-byline"> By Mark Lamendola, Electrical Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most of the Art. 520 requirements are in one of four Parts (II, III, IV, and V). Part I provides the general requirements. Part VI provides requirements specifically for dressing rooms, and Part VII is a paragraph we’ll discuss last.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/making-your-way-through-entertainment-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/making-your-way-through-entertainment-industry#comments NEC Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:09:00 +0000 51241 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? Class I, Div. 2 locations http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-class-i-div-2-locations <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What wiring methods does the NEC permit in a Class I, Div. 2 location?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-class-i-div-2-locations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-class-i-div-2-locations#comments Q&A Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:31:00 +0000 51311 at http://ecmweb.com Branch Circuit, Feeder, and Service Wiring Methods http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/branch-circuit-feeder-and-service-wiring-methods <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To correctly apply Chapter 3 wiring methods, you must truly understand Article 300. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/branch-circuit-feeder-and-service-wiring-methods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/branch-circuit-feeder-and-service-wiring-methods#comments Code Basics Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:19:00 +0000 51321 at http://ecmweb.com Code Quiz: Sizing the Grounding Conductor for a Single Raceway http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-sizing-grounding-conductor-single-raceway <div class="field-byline"> By Steven Owen, National Code Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Why is the term “grounded conductor” included in the heading of new Table 250.102(C)(1)?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-sizing-grounding-conductor-single-raceway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-sizing-grounding-conductor-single-raceway#comments Quizzes Silver Fri, 08 Aug 2014 01:55:00 +0000 50481 at http://ecmweb.com