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Code Change of the Week

  • Identifying neutral conductors grouped in a panelboard or enclosureAugust 13, 2017, 10:51 am

       This weeks 2014 Code change comes from section 200.4(B) which deals with neutrals grouped in panelboards or enclosures.  Then identifying them so that you don’t mistakenly disconnect the wrong one and send an over or under voltage  to a piece of equipment and possibly burn it up.  This section requires us to identify the […]

  • Low Voltage lights around a poolJuly 29, 2017, 10:39 am

    This question has come up several times in the last couple of weeks. How close can I put my low voltage lights near a pool? Section 680.22,B6 allows us to install LV fixtures closer than 5’ but they have to meet 680.23, A 2  for the type of transformer that is allowed to feed the […]

  • Annex J ADA requirementsJuly 16, 2017, 7:53 pm

    A new annex has been added to the 2914 NEC Annex J which give us some guidance when dealing with ADA requirements. You will no longer have to hunt for the ADA requirements for electrical installations, it will be in our Code book. Till next time be safe work safe Jake