Violations http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en Illustrated Catastrophes: Creative Conduit Cluster http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-creative-conduit-cluster <div class="node-body article-body">Score two points for creativity, but subtract several for multiple Code violations on this installation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-creative-conduit-cluster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-creative-conduit-cluster#comments Violations Silver Thu, 19 Mar 2015 22:54:00 +0000 111151 at http://ecmweb.com What's Wrong Here? Hint: A Fitting Fiasco http://ecmweb.com/violations/whats-wrong-here-hint-fitting-fiasco <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/violations/whats-wrong-here-hint-fitting-fiasco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/whats-wrong-here-hint-fitting-fiasco#comments Violations Silver Mon, 16 Feb 2015 21:20:00 +0000 108551 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: "Holey" Hacker http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-holey-hacker <div class="node-body article-body">Use a hole saw, hack saw, tin snips, or whatever else it takes to get the job done, right? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-holey-hacker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-holey-hacker#comments Violations Silver Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:59:00 +0000 108541 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: Damaging Effects of the Sun http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-damaging-effects-sun <div class="node-body article-body">According to Sec. 300.6(C), nonmetallic equipment such as raceways, boxes, couplings, supports, and support hardware must be made of a material that is suitable for the environment in which it is installed. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-damaging-effects-sun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-damaging-effects-sun#comments Violations Silver Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:59:00 +0000 107131 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: A Secret Passageway http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-secret-passageway <div class="node-body article-body">Some concerned carpet installers asked me to take a look at what they uncovered when they were replacing the carpet in this home.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-secret-passageway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-secret-passageway#comments Violations Silver Fri, 19 Dec 2014 01:09:00 +0000 57981 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 86: Improperly Mounted NM Cables http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-86-improperly-mounted-nm-cables <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ shows us why the NM cables in this unfinished residential basement violate the requirements set forth in Sec. 334.15(A) of the 2014 NEC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-86-improperly-mounted-nm-cables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-86-improperly-mounted-nm-cables#comments Violations Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:53:00 +0000 58061 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 85: Improperly Mounted Switch http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-85-improperly-mounted-switch <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ shows us how someone improperly mounted a disconnect serving a rooftop A/C unit. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-85-improperly-mounted-switch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/moving-violation-videos/moving-violations-video-no-85-improperly-mounted-switch#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:03:00 +0000 57211 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 84: No Protection From Physical Damage http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-84-no-protection-physical-damage <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ shows us how someone improperly installed some NM cable in a residential property. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-84-no-protection-physical-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-84-no-protection-physical-damage#comments Violations Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:27:00 +0000 56481 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: Communication Breakdown http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-communication-breakdown <div class="node-body article-body">Raceways are generally not permitted to support cables in this manner. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-communication-breakdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-communication-breakdown#comments Violations Silver Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:09:00 +0000 56271 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 82: Lack of Expansion Fittings http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-82-lack-expansion-fittings <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ shows us a great example of what happens when you don’t use expansion fittings in long runs of PVC. This installation violates the requirements set forth in Sec. 352.44 of the 2014 NEC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-82-lack-expansion-fittings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-82-lack-expansion-fittings#comments Violations Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:49:00 +0000 54871 at http://ecmweb.com