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Monthly Archives: May 2001

Emergency Electrical Systems Installations and Inspections

The installation and inspection of an emergency electrical system are critical elements regarding the protection of persons set forth in Section 90-1 of the...

Electricity Kills

The recent tragic and unnecessary death of yet another one of our children at play can not be acceptable to any concerned person, local...

Test Your Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter

Most homes built since the 1970s have a GFCI in their kitchen and bathrooms. GFCIs appear similar to standard electrical receptacles, but also have...

If I were a Manufactured Home, what Code Would I Use?

If you answered the National Electrical Code, you would be partially correct. Manufactured housing has its own set of construction standards that are found...

Integrating NFPA Electrical Codes and Standards

Recently the National Fire Protection Association announced that their board of directors had taken a historic step in voting unanimously to pursue the development...

NEIS: Enforcement Tools for Code Officials

Since 1997, the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has been publishing a series of National Electrical Installation Standards™. There are currently eleven NEIS™ in...

The NEC and Installations Over 600 Volts

The March/April issue of the IAEI News had an article on high voltage Equipment that discussed the new areas of application. The article discussed...

Who Really Knows What It Means?

I have been working with and searching all aspects of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC®) for almost 30 years. I refer to the...

Rule 8-104 Maximum Equipment Loading

Rule 8-104 of the Canadian Electrical Code prescribes maximum permissible operating loads for electrical equipment, and maximum loads that may be carried by service,...

Prefabricated Buildings are Categorized and Given One Classification Mark

Question: "Recommended” Occasionally the word "recommended” appears in manufacturers’ installation instructions. For example, "it is recommended that this product be used on a separate branch...
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