NEC http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6614/more en Wrong Here? Hint: Exposure Disclosure http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/wrong-here-hint-exposure-disclosure <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/wrong-here-hint-exposure-disclosure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/wrong-here-hint-exposure-disclosure#comments What's Wrong Here? Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:58:00 +0000 114401 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: A Whole-Lotta-Wrong http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-whole-lotta-wrong <div class="node-body article-body">I’m not quite sure where to begin with this one because there is so much wrong.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-whole-lotta-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-whole-lotta-wrong#comments Violations Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:54:00 +0000 114411 at http://ecmweb.com The Basics of Conductor Sizing — Part 1 http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/basics-conductor-sizing-part-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Unfortunately, making the proper choices when sizing electrical conductors can get complicated. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/basics-conductor-sizing-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/basics-conductor-sizing-part-1#comments Code Basics Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:11:00 +0000 114381 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? NEC Requirements for Sizing Conductors for an Electric Water Heater http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-sizing-conductors-electric-water-heater <div class="node-body article-body">Q. How do we size the conductors and maximum overcurrent protection for an electric water heater? Please give an example.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-sizing-conductors-electric-water-heater" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-sizing-conductors-electric-water-heater#comments Q&A Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:00 +0000 114391 at http://ecmweb.com Article 700: Emergency Systems http://ecmweb.com/nec/article-700-emergency-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Article 700 is the first in a series of NEC Articles about on-site power systems, including 700, 701, 702, 705, and 708. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/article-700-emergency-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/article-700-emergency-systems#comments Contractor NEC Silver Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:52:00 +0000 114311 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: GFCI Protection Requirements in a Dwelling Unit Garage http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-gfci-protection-requirements-dwelling-unit-garage <div class="node-body article-body">Is GFCI protection required in a dwelling unit garage for a dedicated receptacle for a fixed appliance like a freezer or in the ceiling for a garage door opener?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-gfci-protection-requirements-dwelling-unit-garage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-gfci-protection-requirements-dwelling-unit-garage#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:02:00 +0000 113551 at http://ecmweb.com What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Hot and Steamy http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-hot-and-steamy <div class="node-body article-body">It’s going to be a really tight squeeze for any electricians that may need to access this panelboard, which is crammed behind a steam pipe and a gas pipe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-hot-and-steamy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-hot-and-steamy#comments What's Wrong Here? Silver Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:54:00 +0000 113541 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 93: Missing Guard Strips http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-93-missing-guard-strips <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ finds some unprotected NM cable in an accessible attic space. Sections 320.23 and 334.23 of the 2014 NEC require cables installed in this space to be protected with guard strips.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-93-missing-guard-strips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-93-missing-guard-strips#comments Moving Violation Videos Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:16:00 +0000 113531 at http://ecmweb.com Code Quiz: Metal Conduit Grounding Requirements for Coaxial Cables http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-metal-conduit-grounding-requirements-coaxial-cables <div class="node-body article-body">When installing communication wires and cables in cable routing assemblies, vertical runs of the cable routing assemblies shall be supported at intervals not to exceed _______, unless listed for other support intervals, and shall not have more than one joint between supports</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-metal-conduit-grounding-requirements-coaxial-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-metal-conduit-grounding-requirements-coaxial-cables#comments Quizzes Silver Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:50:00 +0000 113571 at http://ecmweb.com Sensitive Electronic Grounding in Industrial Locations http://ecmweb.com/nec/sensitive-electronic-grounding-industrial-locations <div class="node-body article-body">Thirty to 35 years ago, distributed control systems (DCSs), along with new analog and digital instrument systems, were in their infancy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/sensitive-electronic-grounding-industrial-locations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/sensitive-electronic-grounding-industrial-locations#comments Bonding & Grounding NEC Ops & Maintenance Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:39:00 +0000 113431 at http://ecmweb.com