NEC http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6614/more en Illustrated Catastrophes: This Service Needs Servicing http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-service-needs-servicing <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A big thank you goes out to Peter Argyropoulos of Petros Electric for sharing these photos with us. He found this installation in rural Pennsylvania.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-service-needs-servicing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-service-needs-servicing#comments Violations Silver Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:24:00 +0000 52661 at http://ecmweb.com NEC Electrical Requirements for Prefabricated Homes http://ecmweb.com/nec/nec-electrical-requirements-prefabricated-homes <div class="field-byline"> By Mark Lamendola, Electrical Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Article 550 generally includes manufactured homes in the term “mobile home” [550.2]. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/nec-electrical-requirements-prefabricated-homes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/nec-electrical-requirements-prefabricated-homes#comments NEC Silver Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:09:00 +0000 52631 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? Wiring Methods for Patient Care Areas http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-wiring-methods-patient-care-areas <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What are the rules regarding grounding receptacles, lights, and equipment in wiring methods for patient care areas?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-wiring-methods-patient-care-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-wiring-methods-patient-care-areas#comments Q&A Silver Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:31:00 +0000 52651 at http://ecmweb.com The Four Pillars of NEC Chapter 3 http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/four-pillars-nec-chapter-3 <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Four NEC Articles form the basis for correctly applying Chapter 3 wiring methods. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/four-pillars-nec-chapter-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/four-pillars-nec-chapter-3#comments Code Basics Silver Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:19:00 +0000 52641 at http://ecmweb.com What's Wrong Here? Hint: Wall-to-Wall Problems http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/whats-wrong-here-hint-wall-wall-problems <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-wall-wall-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/whats-wrong-here-hint-wall-wall-problems#comments What's Wrong Here? Silver Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:59:00 +0000 52671 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 79: No Room to Work http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-79-no-room-work <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ shows us a great example of the violation of working space requirements around electrical equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-79-no-room-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-79-no-room-work#comments Violations Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:25:00 +0000 52391 at http://ecmweb.com Code Quiz: Support Wire Requirements in Suspended Ceilings http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-support-wire-requirements-suspended-ceilings <div class="field-byline"> By Steven Owen, National Code Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When installing an enclosure (such as a 4 x 2 1/8 in. square metal box) above a suspended ceiling by means of support wires, the enclosure shall be secured using _________. The support wires shall be _____ within the ceiling cavity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-support-wire-requirements-suspended-ceilings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/quizzes/code-quiz-support-wire-requirements-suspended-ceilings#comments Quizzes Silver Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:13:00 +0000 52381 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Connection of Appliances http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-connection-appliances <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What is the general rule that limits the use of flexible cords for the connection of appliances?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-connection-appliances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-connection-appliances#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:04:00 +0000 52371 at http://ecmweb.com What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Peek-a-Boo Cable http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-peek-boo-cable <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-peek-boo-cable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/whats-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-peek-boo-cable#comments What's Wrong Here? Silver Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:56:00 +0000 52361 at http://ecmweb.com 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