National Electrical Code Articles and Information
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out of business after Obama massively drained capital out of an already
staggering economy ($6 trillion in deficit spending in 2012 alone).|
So now we just have our code-related content. And it's great stuff, primarily if your interest is the National Electrical Code.
Code books exist to protect the public, as well as private end-users. In liability suits, the "should have known" principle applies. If you are responsible for the design, management, or installation of a project, you are liable for code-covered issues.
The bad news is that code books often appear intimidating or even incomprehensible. The good news is that appearances can be deceiving. The following tips will help you understand how best to use code books.
Code Book TipsMost code books are laid out in the following sections:
So, follow these tips:
Code compliance is not optional. Ignorance of the codes is no excuse under the law.
Some gear for contractors:
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