NEC http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6614/more en Moving Violations Video No. 96: Misuse of Raceway http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-96-misuse-raceway <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ shows us why a tree doesn’t always make a great support member for PVC conduit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-96-misuse-raceway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-96-misuse-raceway#comments Moving Violation Videos Thu, 21 May 2015 16:50:00 +0000 118351 at http://ecmweb.com Who’s Got the Power? http://ecmweb.com/nec/who-s-got-power <div class="node-body article-body">In Art. 100 of the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC), the term Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) is defined as “An organization, office, or individual responsible for enforcing the requirements of a code or standard, or for approving equipment, materials, an installation, or a procedure.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/who-s-got-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/who-s-got-power#comments NEC Thu, 21 May 2015 14:33:00 +0000 118391 at http://ecmweb.com Code Quiz: Definition of Hermetic Refrigerant Motor Compressor http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-definition-hermetic-refrigerant-motor-compressor <div class="node-body article-body">A hermetic refrigerant motor compressor consists of a compressor and motor, both of which must be enclosed in _____ ______ ______, with no external shaft or shaft seals, with the motor operating in the refrigerant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-definition-hermetic-refrigerant-motor-compressor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-definition-hermetic-refrigerant-motor-compressor#comments Quizzes Silver Thu, 21 May 2015 14:26:00 +0000 118381 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Tap Conductor Rules in Dwelling Units http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-tap-conductor-rules-dwelling-units <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What are the tap conductor requirements to supply household ranges, wall-mounted ovens, and counter-mounted cooking units?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-tap-conductor-rules-dwelling-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-tap-conductor-rules-dwelling-units#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 21 May 2015 14:17:00 +0000 118371 at http://ecmweb.com What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Hide-and-Seek Surprise http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-hide-and-seek-surprise <div class="node-body article-body">Discovering what’s behind this metal wireway cover would surprise most electricians.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-hide-and-seek-surprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-hide-and-seek-surprise#comments What's Wrong Here? Silver Thu, 21 May 2015 14:11:00 +0000 118361 at http://ecmweb.com What's Wrong Here? Hint: Clearance Confusion http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/whats-wrong-here-hint-clearance-confusion <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-clearance-confusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/whats-wrong-here-hint-clearance-confusion#comments What's Wrong Here? Silver Mon, 18 May 2015 22:58:00 +0000 117551 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: Hanging by a Thread http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-hanging-thread <div class="node-body article-body">The installer of this weatherproof box may have thought he did a good job securing it to the wall, but as indicated by the evidence in the photo, the anchors pulled out and left it flapping in the breeze. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-hanging-thread" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-hanging-thread#comments Violations Silver Mon, 18 May 2015 22:54:00 +0000 117541 at http://ecmweb.com The Basics of Conductor Sizing — Part 2 http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/basics-conductor-sizing-part-2 <div class="node-body article-body">As we saw in Part 1, the correct sizing of conductors is more complicated than it appears. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/basics-conductor-sizing-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/basics-conductor-sizing-part-2#comments Code Basics Silver Mon, 18 May 2015 21:11:00 +0000 117531 at http://ecmweb.com Article 701: Legally Required Standby Systems http://ecmweb.com/nec/article-701-legally-required-standby-systems <div class="node-body article-body">The legally required standby system can easily be a victim of confusion with optional standby systems and backup systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/article-701-legally-required-standby-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/article-701-legally-required-standby-systems#comments Contractor NEC Silver Mon, 18 May 2015 14:52:00 +0000 117451 at http://ecmweb.com Washington State Delaying Solar Rules http://ecmweb.com/green-building/washington-state-delaying-solar-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Washington State is delaying the adoption of three 2014 National Electrical Code requirements for new solar photovoltaic systems until July 1, 2016.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/green-building/washington-state-delaying-solar-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/green-building/washington-state-delaying-solar-rules#comments Green Building Contractor NEC News Tue, 12 May 2015 19:32:00 +0000 117171 at http://ecmweb.com