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

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
February 2003
210.52(H) Hallways Article 210 covers branch circuits except for those supplying only motor loads. Motor-load requirements are covered in Article 430. Receptacle-placement provisions are stipulated in 210.52(A) through (H). READ MORE
January 2003
* For reference figures, please refer to ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR magazine. 210.52(D) Bathrooms Requirements pertaining to receptacle placement inside and outside dwellings are covered in 210.52(A) through (H). While some of these requirements are general and apply to most parts of the dwelling, others are more specific and are applicable only in certain rooms or areas. READ MORE
August 2002
Please see Electrical Contractor magazine for referenced Figures. -------------------------------------------------------------- 210.52(A)(3) Kitchen Receptacle Requirements Requirements pertaining to the placement of receptacles inside and outside of dwelling units are covered in 210.52(A) through (H). This section provides requirements for 125-volt, 15- and 20-ampere receptacle outlets. READ MORE

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