Violations http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en 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 Illustrated Catastrophes: Maximum Violations at Mini Golf Course http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-maximum-violations-mini-golf-course <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em>All references are based on the 2014 edition of the NEC.</em><br /> &nbsp;</p> <h3> Maximum Violations at Mini Golf Course</h3> <p>These photos were sent in by a reader who wishes to remain anonymous. He took them while playing miniature golf with his wife. According to him, &ldquo;This is an area where masses of young people play, and a lot of people with no knowledge of the dangers of electricity come to have fun.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-maximum-violations-mini-golf-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/illustrated-catastrophes-maximum-violations-mini-golf-course#comments Violations Silver Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:24:00 +0000 54571 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 81: Improper Use of NM Cable http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-81-improper-use-nm-cable <div class="node-body video-body"><p>In this episode, Russ shows us a wiring violation. The NEC doesn&rsquo;t allow NM Type cable to be attached to the exterior of raceways [300.11(B)] or exposed to physical damage [334.15(B)].</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-81-improper-use-nm-cable#comments Violations Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:45:00 +0000 53971 at http://ecmweb.com Moving Violations Video No. 80, by Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant: Incomplete Raceway http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-80-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-incomplete-raceway <div class="node-body video-body">In this episode, Russ finds a conduit body that at first appears to be just hanging out. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-80-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-incomplete-raceway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/violations/moving-violations-video-no-80-russ-leblanc-nec-consultant-incomplete-raceway#comments Violations Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:58:00 +0000 53331 at http://ecmweb.com 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