Q&A http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6616/more en 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 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 Code Q&A: Sizing an Equipment Bonding Jumper http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-sizing-equipment-bonding-jumper <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What are the rules for sizing an equipment bonding jumper sized for parallel feeder circuits in a cable?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-sizing-equipment-bonding-jumper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-sizing-equipment-bonding-jumper#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:47:00 +0000 111751 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? NEC Requirements for GFCI Protection of Swimming Pool Pump Motors http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-gfci-protection-swimming-pool-pump-motors <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What is the NEC requirement for GFCI protection of swimming pool pump motors?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-gfci-protection-swimming-pool-pump-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-gfci-protection-swimming-pool-pump-motors#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:31:00 +0000 111141 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Adjusting Ampacity of NM Cable http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-adjusting-ampacity-nm-cable <div class="node-body article-body">Q. When walls are insulated by filling them with spray-applied polyurethane foam insulation — or other types of insulation — must the ampacity of Type NM cable in that wall be adjusted?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-adjusting-ampacity-nm-cable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-adjusting-ampacity-nm-cable#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:35:00 +0000 110581 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Sizing a Grounding Electrode Conductor http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-sizing-grounding-electrode-conductor <div class="node-body article-body">Q. How is the grounding electrode conductor (GEC) sized when it’s to be connected to a concrete-encased electrode? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-sizing-grounding-electrode-conductor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-sizing-grounding-electrode-conductor#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:27:00 +0000 109441 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? NEC Requirements for Entrance and Egress http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-entrance-and-egress <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What are the NEC requirements for entrance and egress from electrical equipment working spaces?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-entrance-and-egress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-nec-requirements-entrance-and-egress#comments Q&A Silver Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:31:00 +0000 108531 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Swimming Pool Pump Motor Connections http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-swimming-pool-pump-motor-connections <div class="node-body article-body">Q. Are cord and plug connections allowed for swimming pool pump motors? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-swimming-pool-pump-motor-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-swimming-pool-pump-motor-connections#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:27:00 +0000 108251 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Lockable Disconnecting Means http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-lockable-disconnecting-means <div class="node-body article-body">Q. When the Code requires lockable disconnecting means, what does this mean?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-lockable-disconnecting-means" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-lockable-disconnecting-means#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:23:00 +0000 107191 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Grouping of Neutral Conductors http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-grouping-neutral-conductors <div class="node-body article-body">Q. When multiple branch circuits are present in an enclosure, what does the Code require in regard to grouping of neutral conductors? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-grouping-neutral-conductors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-grouping-neutral-conductors#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:14:00 +0000 106001 at http://ecmweb.com