Violations http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en Illustrated Catastrophes: PVC Thermal Expansion/Contraction and Protective Bushings http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-pvc-thermal-expansioncontraction-and-protective-bushings <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A big “thank you” goes out to Steve Perry, an electrician from Peabody, Mass., for sharing this great photo with us.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-pvc-thermal-expansioncontraction-and-protective-bushings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-pvc-thermal-expansioncontraction-and-protective-bushings#comments Violations Silver Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:26:00 +0000 44801 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 69, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Transformer Wiring http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-69-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-transformer-wiring <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, EC&M Magazine's Russ LeBlanc, identifies a wiring problem with this Class 1 transformer. He points out a violation of the requirements of Sec. 725.46 of the 2014 NEC.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-69-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-transformer-wiring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-69-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-transformer-wiring#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Wed, 09 Apr 2014 04:00:00 +0000 44411 at http://ecmweb.com <p><span>In this episode, EC&amp;M Magazine&#39;s Russ LeBlanc, identifies a wiring problem with this Class 1 transformer. He points out a violation of the requirements of Sec. 725.46 of the 2014 NEC.</span></p> Illustrated Catastrophes: Working Space and Need for Sunlight-Resistant Clips http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-working-space-and-need-sunlight-resistant-clips <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A big “thank you” goes out to Steve Perry, an electrician from Peabody, Mass., for sharing this great photo with us.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-working-space-and-need-sunlight-resistant-clips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-working-space-and-need-sunlight-resistant-clips#comments Violations Silver Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:26:00 +0000 43271 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violation Video No. 68, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Exposed & Unprotected http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violation-video-no-68-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-exposed-unprotected <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, EC&M Magazine's Russ LeBlanc shows us a violation of the 2014 Code requirements for protecting direct-buried conductors and cables emerging from grade. This is a violation of Section 300.5 of the 2014 NEC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violation-video-no-68-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-exposed-unprotected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violation-video-no-68-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-exposed-unprotected#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Wed, 19 Mar 2014 04:00:00 +0000 43401 at http://ecmweb.com <p><span>In this episode, EC&amp;M Magazine&#39;s Russ LeBlanc shows us a violation of the 2014 Code requirements for protecting direct-buried conductors and cables emerging from grade. This is a violations of section 300.5 of the NEC.</span></p> Moving Violations Video No. 67, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Luminaire Let Down http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-67-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-luminaire-let-down <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, EC&M Magazine's Russ LeBlanc, finds a luminaire that was improperly wired when it was first installed. He shows us the fire hazard that was created when the installer chose to ignore the manufacturer's wiring instructions. This is a violation of Section 110.3 of the NEC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-67-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-luminaire-let-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-67-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-luminaire-let-down#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Wed, 05 Mar 2014 05:00:00 +0000 42451 at http://ecmweb.com <p><span>In this episode, EC&amp;M Magazine&#39;s Russ LeBlanc, finds a luminaire that was improperly wired when it was first installed. He shows us the fire hazard that was created when the installer chose to ignore the manufacturer&#39;s wiring instructions. This is a violation 110.3 of the NEC.</span></p> Moving Violations Video No. 66, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Boston Back Wrap http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-66-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-boston-back-wrap <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ notes a few Code violations in this 4-inch box, which relate to equipment grounding conductor termination points.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-66-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-boston-back-wrap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-66-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-boston-back-wrap#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:00:00 +0000 41891 at http://ecmweb.com <p>In this episode, Russ notes a few Code violations in this 4-inch box, which relate to equipment grounding conductor termination points.</p> Illustrated Catastrophes: Rusty Box and Exposed Live Parts http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-rusty-box-and-exposed-live-parts <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While on vacation on an island in Long Island Sound, Andrew Walter — an engineer for Walter Development Co. — came across this rusted and rotted out junction box at a fuel storage facility. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-rusty-box-and-exposed-live-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-rusty-box-and-exposed-live-parts#comments Violations Silver Tue, 18 Feb 2014 22:05:00 +0000 41541 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 65, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Wet & Wild Receptacle http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-65-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-wet-wild-receptacle <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ points out the dangers associated with a poorly installed receptacle and notes how it violates Section 110.12(B) of the 2014 NEC. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-65-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-wet-wild-receptacle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-65-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-wet-wild-receptacle#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Wed, 05 Feb 2014 05:00:00 +0000 41051 at http://ecmweb.com <p><span>In this episode, EC&amp;M Magazine&#39;s, Russ LeBlanc points out the dangers associated with a poorly installed receptacle and notes how it violates Section 110.12(B) on the 2014 NEC.&nbsp;</span></p> Code Clusters 3: What is Severe Physical Damage? http://ecmweb.com/violations/code-clusters-3-what-severe-physical-damage <div class="field-byline"> Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em>Code Clusters is a fond look back at some of the most interesting and outlandish Code violations published in the pages of EC&amp;M magazine over the past 15 years<em> &mdash; the item below is the ninth in a series of 10</em>. Questions? Comments? We&#39;d love to hear your feedback! Post your thoughts in the box below.</em></p> <p><em>All references based on the 2005 edition of the NEC.</em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/code-clusters-3-what-severe-physical-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/code-clusters-3-what-severe-physical-damage#comments Violations Tue, 04 Feb 2014 22:57:00 +0000 40951 at http://ecmweb.com Code Clusters 3: Homemade Fuses Create Recipe for Disaster http://ecmweb.com/violations/code-clusters-3-homemade-fuses-create-recipe-disaster <div class="field-byline"> Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em>Code Clusters is a fond look back at some of the most interesting and outlandish Code violations published in the pages of EC&amp;M magazine over the past 15 years<em> &mdash; the item below is the ninth in a series of 10</em>. Questions? Comments? We&#39;d love to hear your feedback! Post your thoughts in the box below.</em></p> <p><em>All references based on the 2005 edition of the NEC.</em></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/code-clusters-3-homemade-fuses-create-recipe-disaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/code-clusters-3-homemade-fuses-create-recipe-disaster#comments Violations Tue, 04 Feb 2014 22:57:00 +0000 40961 at http://ecmweb.com