Violations http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en Illustrated Catastrophes: This Service Needs Servicing http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-service-needs-servicing <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A big thank you goes out to Peter Argyropoulos of Petros Electric for sharing these photos with us. He found this installation in rural Pennsylvania.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-service-needs-servicing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-service-needs-servicing#comments Violations Silver Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:24:00 +0000 52661 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 79: No Room to Work http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-79-no-room-work <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ shows us a great example of the violation of working space requirements around electrical equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-79-no-room-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-79-no-room-work#comments Violations Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:25:00 +0000 52391 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 78: Bad Choice of EMT Fittings http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-78-bad-choice-emt-fittings <div class="node-body video-body"><p>In this episode, Russ shows us an EMT installation in an outdoor wet location that uses the wrong type of fittings. It&rsquo;s a violation of Sec. 358.42 of the 2014 NEC.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-78-bad-choice-emt-fittings#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:04:00 +0000 51571 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: Don't Flip That Switch http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-dont-flip-switch <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dave Shaub, vice president of operations for ATS Electric in Phoenix, was kind enough to share this great photo with us.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-dont-flip-switch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-dont-flip-switch#comments Violations Silver Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:24:00 +0000 51301 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 77, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Lack of Support http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-77-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-lack-support <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, EC&M Magazine's Russ LeBlanc points out a really sloppy NM Cable installation that violates the support requirements of Sec. 334.30 of the 2014 NEC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-77-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-lack-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-77-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-lack-support#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Thu, 07 Aug 2014 04:00:00 +0000 50571 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 76, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: More than Meets the Eye http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-76-motion-sensor-flood-lights-no-box <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, EC&M Magazine's Russ LeBlanc shows us what he found wrong with this outdoor luminaire when he showed up on a recent residential service call. A violation of Sec. 300.15 of the 2014 NEC can be cited at this location.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-76-motion-sensor-flood-lights-no-box" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-76-motion-sensor-flood-lights-no-box#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 50051 at http://ecmweb.com Illustrated Catastrophes: A True Flush-Mount Panel http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-true-flush-mount-panel <div class="node-body article-body">A big “thank you!” goes out to Daniel Cortez, an electrical plan examiner/inspector from Collier County, Fla., for sharing these fantastic photos with us.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-true-flush-mount-panel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-true-flush-mount-panel#comments Violations Silver Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:24:00 +0000 47921 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 75, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Nailed by a Violation http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-75-circuit-breaker-handle-ties <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, EC&M Magazine's Russ LeBlanc discusses the ways in which single-pole breakers can be tied together using identified handle ties. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-75-circuit-breaker-handle-ties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-75-circuit-breaker-handle-ties#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Wed, 09 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0000 48691 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 74, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Insufficient Receptacle Protection http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-74-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-insufficient-receptacle-protect <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, EC&M Magazine's Russ LeBlanc shows us an outdoor receptacle arrangement that doesn’t meet the requirements of Sec. 406.9 of the 2014 NEC. He notes that the cover isn’t weatherproof and the receptacle is not weather resistant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-74-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-insufficient-receptacle-protect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-74-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-insufficient-receptacle-protect#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Wed, 25 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 48331 at http://ecmweb.com <p><span>In this episode, EC&amp;M Magazine&#39;s Russ LeBlanc shows us an outdoor receptacle arrangement that doesn&rsquo;t meet the requirements of Sec. 406.9 of the 2014 NEC. He notes that the cover isn&rsquo;t weatherproof and the receptacle is not weather resistant.&nbsp;</span></p> Moving Violations Video No. 73, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Failure to Communicate http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-73-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-failure-communicate <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, EC&M Magazine's, Russ LeBlanc points out a couple of violations associated with a communications cable installation. He questions the mechanical execution of work requirements as noted in Sec. 800.24 of the 2014 NEC and the box cover requirements of 314.25.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-73-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-failure-communicate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-73-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-failure-communicate#comments Violations Moving Violation Videos Wed, 11 Jun 2014 04:00:00 +0000 47561 at http://ecmweb.com