Code Basics http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6615/more en Feeder Conductors vs Branch-Circuit Conductors http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/feeder-conductors-vs-branch-circuit-conductors <div class="node-body article-body">Article 215 covers the installation, conductor sizing, and overcurrent protection requirements for feeder conductors. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/feeder-conductors-vs-branch-circuit-conductors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/feeder-conductors-vs-branch-circuit-conductors#comments Code Basics Design Silver Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000 146381 at http://ecmweb.com EC&M's 2017 Code Change Conferences: Atlanta and Cleveland http://ecmweb.com/events/ecms-2017-code-change-conferences-atlanta-and-cleveland <div class="node-body article-body">Join us at EC&M’s 2017 National Electrical Code Change Conferences for two days of informative and interest-filled information about major NEC changes that will impact your work, whether you’re an electrician, contractor, engineer, designer, or plant/facility maintenance professional. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/events/ecms-2017-code-change-conferences-atlanta-and-cleveland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/events/ecms-2017-code-change-conferences-atlanta-and-cleveland#comments Code Basics Events Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:33:00 +0000 146221 at http://ecmweb.com Atlanta 2017 Code Change Conference http://ecmweb.com/events/atlanta-2017-code-change-conference <div class="node-body article-body">This conference will provide you with in-depth coverage of the most important 2017 NEC Code changes in a fun and dynamic manner. This is a must attend program if you are an electrician, contractor, engineer, designer, or plant/facility maintenance person.Learn from the best. Mike Holt, one of the most popular and knowledgeable NEC experts in the electrical construction industry.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/events/atlanta-2017-code-change-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/events/atlanta-2017-code-change-conference#comments Code Basics Events Mon, 13 Mar 2017 17:42:00 +0000 146211 at http://ecmweb.com Receptacles in Dwellings http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/receptacles-dwellings <div class="node-body article-body">A single receptacle on an individual branch circuit must have an ampacity at least the rating of the overcurrent device </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/receptacles-dwellings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/receptacles-dwellings#comments Code Basics Design Silver Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:00:00 +0000 145321 at http://ecmweb.com Branch-Circuit Basics http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/branch-circuit-basics <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding the branch-circuit requirements in Art. 210 is critical to completing Code-compliant installations. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/branch-circuit-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/branch-circuit-basics#comments Code Basics Design Silver Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:00:00 +0000 144501 at http://ecmweb.com Article 725, Class 2 and 3 Circuits http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-725-class-2-and-3-circuits <div class="node-body article-body">If the power source is a listed Class 2 transformer or listed Class 2 power supply — or it’s in listed equipment marked to identify the Class 2 power source </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-725-class-2-and-3-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-725-class-2-and-3-circuits#comments Code Basics Design Silver Thu, 15 Dec 2016 22:00:00 +0000 143491 at http://ecmweb.com Article 725, Class 1 Circuits http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-725-class-1-circuits <div class="node-body article-body">Circuits that fall under the requirements of Art. 725 are remote-control, signaling, and power-limited circuits that aren’t an integral part of a device or appliance</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-725-class-1-circuits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-725-class-1-circuits#comments Code Basics Design Silver Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:00:00 +0000 141571 at http://ecmweb.com Article 695 and Fire Pumps http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-695-and-fire-pumps <div class="node-body article-body">In the NEC, the normal philosophy for circuit protection is to shut down equipment before allowing the supply conductors to overheat. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-695-and-fire-pumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-695-and-fire-pumps#comments Code Basics Design Silver Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:00:00 +0000 140131 at http://ecmweb.com Tip of the Week: Calculating Loads for a Store Building Using Annex D in NFPA 70 (NEC) http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-calculating-loads-store-building-using-annex-d-nfpa-70-nec <div class="node-body article-body">Example D3 of this annex may be used as a guide for just about any commercial installation. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-calculating-loads-store-building-using-annex-d-nfpa-70-nec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/tip-week-calculating-loads-store-building-using-annex-d-nfpa-70-nec#comments Code Basics Electrical Testing Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:00:00 +0000 139651 at http://ecmweb.com Article 690, Solar Photovoltaic Systems — Part 3 http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-690-solar-photovoltaic-systems-part-3 <div class="node-body article-body">We can summarize the rules for circuit sizing and overcurrent protection of PV circuits as follows</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-690-solar-photovoltaic-systems-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/code-basics/article-690-solar-photovoltaic-systems-part-3#comments Code Basics Design Silver Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:00:00 +0000 139051 at http://ecmweb.com