NEC http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6614/more en Illustrated Catastrophes: A Secret Passageway http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-secret-passageway <div class="node-body article-body">Some concerned carpet installers asked me to take a look at what they uncovered when they were replacing the carpet in this home.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-secret-passageway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-secret-passageway#comments Violations Silver Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:09:00 +0000 57981 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Poles Supporting Luminaires http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-poles-supporting-luminaires <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What are the NEC rules regarding poles used to support luminaires?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-poles-supporting-luminaires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-poles-supporting-luminaires#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:15:00 +0000 58081 at http://ecmweb.com The Basics of Electrically Driven Irrigation Equipment http://ecmweb.com/nec/basics-electrically-driven-irrigation-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">Irrigation machines, by definition, contain at least one motor [675.2] and thus are special case motor applications. This means Art. 430 applies, except as modified by Art. 675.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/basics-electrically-driven-irrigation-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/basics-electrically-driven-irrigation-equipment#comments Contractor NEC Silver Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:20:00 +0000 57891 at http://ecmweb.com What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Above Board Switchboard Baseboard http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-above-board-switchboard-baseboard <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-above-board-switchboard-baseboard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-above-board-switchboard-baseboard#comments What's Wrong Here? Silver Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:10:00 +0000 58071 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 86: Improperly Mounted NM Cables http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-86-improperly-mounted-nm-cables <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ shows us why the NM cables in this unfinished residential basement violate the requirements set forth in Sec. 334.15(A) of the 2014 NEC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-86-improperly-mounted-nm-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-86-improperly-mounted-nm-cables#comments Violations Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:53:00 +0000 58061 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? When to Place Two Conductors on the Same Terminal http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-when-place-two-conductors-same-terminal <div class="node-body article-body">Q. When am I permitted to place two conductors on the same terminal?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-when-place-two-conductors-same-terminal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-when-place-two-conductors-same-terminal#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:31:00 +0000 57971 at http://ecmweb.com What's Wrong Here? Hint: Just a Wee Bit Short http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/whats-wrong-here-hint-just-wee-bit-short <div class="field-byline"> 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/whats-wrong-here-hint-just-wee-bit-short" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/whats-wrong-here-hint-just-wee-bit-short#comments What's Wrong Here? Silver Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:46:00 +0000 57991 at http://ecmweb.com Code Quiz: Motor and Controller Disconnecting Means http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-motor-and-controller-disconnecting-means <div class="node-body article-body">With respect to a motor circuit application, the disconnecting means at the controller location is “in sight from” and 15 ft from the controller.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-motor-and-controller-disconnecting-means" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-motor-and-controller-disconnecting-means#comments Quizzes Silver Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:41:00 +0000 58091 at http://ecmweb.com Meeting Health Care Facility Electrical Requirements http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/meeting-health-care-facility-electrical-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">Health care facilities differ from other types of occupancies in many important ways. For this reason, they are classified as special occupancies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/meeting-health-care-facility-electrical-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/meeting-health-care-facility-electrical-requirements#comments Code Basics Silver Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:08:00 +0000 57961 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 85: Improperly Mounted Switch http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-85-improperly-mounted-switch <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ shows us how someone improperly mounted a disconnect serving a rooftop A/C unit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-85-improperly-mounted-switch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-85-improperly-mounted-switch#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:03:00 +0000 57211 at http://ecmweb.com