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EC&M Welcomes Back Code
He's back! Nearly two years ago, Joe Tedesco packed his
bags and headed out of town on an overseas assignment. Although he had
originally planned to continue on with his writing duties, he soon
realized this wasn't going to be possible. So he reluctantly moved on.
Now that he's back on home soil, he's picking up right where he left
— and will once again provide us with shocking new Code violations
photos we can all analyze, enjoy, and discuss with our coworkers.
Welcome back, Joe! Here's the link to his website.
Perform two-man jobs alone.
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What's Wrong Here?
By Joe Tedesco
Think you know how this installation violates the
website to see the answer.
Hint: A not-so-festive occasion
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By Mike Holt
Q. How many neutral wires can I install on a
single terminal in a panelboard?
website to see the answer.
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produce 20 degree Fahrenheit air from an ordinary supply of compressed
air to cool electrical controls. Thermostat control minimizes air
Cabinet Coolers are UL Listed and maintain the NEMA 4, 4X and 12 rating
of the enclosure. Web site offers detailed information, a video, CAD
drawings, and PDF literature. http://www.exair.com/15/540_09a.htm
By Steven Owen
As written in 110.16, which of the following items is
not required to be field marked to warn qualified personnel of
electric arc flash hazards?
- A NEMA 3R-rated disconnect switch readily accessible to an air
conditioner condensing unit installed outdoors.
- Electrical equipment such as a generator transfer switch.
- A panelboard.
- A switchboard.
website for the answer and explanation.
Shows and Events
Code Change Conferences Are
The 2011 NEC is coming. Will you be ready for the
changes? By attending one of EC&M's Code Change Conferences,
presented by NEC expert Mike Holt and sponsored by EC&M University, you'll
learn everything you need to know about major NEC changes that will
impact your work, whether you're an electrician, electrical engineer,
electrical designer, plant/facility electrical maintenance person, or
electrical inspector. Check out the following conferences for a
and time that's right for you.
- Atlanta — October 11-12, 2010, Crowne Plaza Atlanta
- St. Louis — October 18-19, Sheraton Westport Hotel
- Chicago — November 1-2, Hyatt Regency Rosemont
- Seattle —November 8-9, Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference
- Philadelphia —November 29-30, Hilton Philadelphia City
- Boston —December 6-7, Venue to be determined
- Orlando —December 13-14, Hyatt Regency Orlando
If you’re a registered professional engineer and attend one of the
2011 NEC Code Change Conferences, you'll be granted professional
development hours (PDHs), a requirement for re-licensing. The program
also certified as an approved provider of Code Update training by those
states requiring continuing education hours for re-licensing of
journeymen, master electricians, and electrical contractors.
Register now to
attend one of the these events. For more details on the conferences and
a full program, visit EC&M's website.
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