Q&A http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6616/more en Code Q&A: Properly Serving Fixed Electric Space-Heating Equipment http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-properly-serving-fixed-electric-space-heating-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">Q. How are the branch circuit conductors and overcurrent protection sized for fixed electric space-heating equipment? Please provide an example. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-properly-serving-fixed-electric-space-heating-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-properly-serving-fixed-electric-space-heating-equipment#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:45:00 +0000 56441 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? Location of the Service Disconnecting Means http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-location-service-disconnecting-means <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What are the requirements for the location of the service disconnecting means?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-location-service-disconnecting-means" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-location-service-disconnecting-means#comments Q&A Silver Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:31:00 +0000 56261 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Outlet Boxes Used to Support Luminaires http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-outlet-boxes-used-support-luminaires <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Q.</strong> What means of support does the Code allow for luminaires?</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/ecmweb.com/files/uploads/2014/11/110614CodeQ%26Aweb.jpg" style="width: 595px; height: 446px;" /></p> <h2> Find the Answer</h2> <p><strong>A.</strong> Outlet boxes designed for the support of luminaires must be supported by one of the following methods [410.36]:</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/ecmweb.com/files/uploads/2014/11/110614CodeQ%26Aweb.jpg" style="width: 595px; height: 446px;" /></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-outlet-boxes-used-support-luminaires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-outlet-boxes-used-support-luminaires#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:44:00 +0000 55541 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Use of Flexible Cords http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-use-flexible-cords <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-use-flexible-cords" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-use-flexible-cords#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:44:00 +0000 54841 at http://ecmweb.com Stumped by the Code? Installing Circuit Conductors in Parallel in Separate Raceways http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-installing-circuit-conductors-parallel-separate-raceways <div class="node-body article-body">Q. If circuit conductors are installed in parallel in separate raceways, is an equipment grounding conductor required in each raceway? If so, how do I size it?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-installing-circuit-conductors-parallel-separate-raceways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/stumped-code-installing-circuit-conductors-parallel-separate-raceways#comments Q&A Silver Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:31:00 +0000 54561 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Luminaires in Ducts or Hoods http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-luminaires-ducts-or-hoods <div class="node-body article-body">Q. What restrictions does the NEC put on the installation of luminaires in commercial cooking hoods?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-luminaires-ducts-or-hoods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-luminaires-ducts-or-hoods#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:13:00 +0000 53941 at http://ecmweb.com Code Q&A: Electric Water Heaters http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-electric-water-heaters <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Q. How are the branch circuit conductors and overcurrent protection sized for electric water heaters (120 gal or less)? Please provide an example.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-electric-water-heaters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-electric-water-heaters#comments Q&A Silver Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:48:00 +0000 53371 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 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 Code Q&A: Definition of a Health Care Facility http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-definition-health-care-facility <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Q. How can you determine the feeder or service load for an existing installation? (Answer based on 2011 NEC.)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-definition-health-care-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/qa/code-qa-definition-health-care-facility#comments Q&A Silver Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:49:00 +0000 51641 at http://ecmweb.com