Charles R. Miller

Code Contributor

Charles R. Miller, owner of Lighthouse Educational Services, teaches classes and seminars on the electrical industry. He is the author of “Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code” and NFPA’s “Electrical Reference.” He can be reached at 615.333.3336, charles@charlesRmiller.com or www.charlsRmiller.com

Articles by Charles R. Miller

November 2003
210.70(A)(2) Lighting Outlets Required Lighting outlet and wall switch provisions for dwelling units, guest rooms (hotel, motel and similar occupancies) and certain areas in non-dwelling occupancies are covered in 210.70(A) through (C). The first subsection, covering dwelling unit provisions, contains the majority of this section’s requirements. READ MORE
October 2003
210.70(A)(2) Lighting Outlets Required Branch circuit requirements are covered in Article 210 of the National Electrical Code. Part III of Article 210 covers required receptacle outlets and lighting outlets. While 210.50 through 63 contain provisions specifying the placement of receptacle outlets, 210.70 contains lighting outlet and wall switch provisions. READ MORE
September 2003
Article 210 210.70(A)(2) Lighting Outlets Required Article 210 covers branch circuits except for branch circuits that supply motor loads only. Motor load provisions are covered in Article 430. Branch circuits with combination loads (motor and non-motor) must be installed in accordance with Articles 210 and 430. READ MORE
August 2003
210.70(A)(2) Lighting Outlets Required Requirements specifying wall switch-controlled lighting outlets (or receptacles) are covered in 210.70. This section contains three subsections: dwelling units, guest rooms and other than dwelling units. Although other occupancies are covered, most of the requirements pertain to dwelling units. READ MORE
July 2003
210.70(A)(1) Lighting Outlets Required Lighting outlet requirements are covered in the last section of Article 210. Branch circuits supplying lighting outlets must be installed in accordance with the provisions in 210.70(A) through (C). While this section contains requirements for guest rooms and non-dwelling units, the majority of the provisions pertain to dwelling units. READ MORE
June 2003
210.70 Lighting Outlets Required The National Electrical Code states its purpose as “the practical safeguarding of persons and property from hazards arising from the use of electricity.” [90.1(A)] The adequacy of the Code is covered in 90.1(B). READ MORE
May 2003
210.70 Lighting Outlets Required Article 210 specifies provisions for all branch circuits except for branch circuits supplying only motor loads. Article 430 contains motor load requirements. Provisions stipulating the placement of receptacle outlets are covered in 210.52 through 210.63. These provisions were the topic of discussion over the last 12 months. READ MORE
April 2003
210.63 Heating, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment Outlet Article 210 specifies provisions for all branch circuits except for branch circuits supplying only motor loads, which are covered in Article 430. Branch circuits with combination loads (motor and non-motor) must be installed in accordance with Articles 210 and 430. READ MORE
March 2003
210.62 Show Windows Requirements specifying the placement of receptacle outlets are covered in 210.52 through 210.63. The majority of these provisions pertain to dwelling units. Section 210.52 has eight subsections covering general and specific requirements for the placement of receptacle outlets inside and outside dwelling units. READ MORE

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