George W. Flach

Code Q&A Columnist

George W. Flach was a regular contributing Code editor for Electrical Contractor magazine, serving for more than 40 years. His long-running column, Code Q&A, is one of the most widely read in the magazine's history. He is a former chief electrical inspector for New Orleans and held many other prestigious positions in the electrical industry, including IAEI board of directors and executive committee. He passed away in August 2009.

Articles by George W. Flach

November 2009
Article 210 Branch Circuits; Article 215 Feeders; Article 240 Overcurrent Protection; Article 250 Grounding and Bonding; Article 310 Conductors for General Wiring; Article 314 Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Handhole Enclosures; Article 406 Receptacles, Cord Connectors, and Attachment Plugs (Caps); Article 410 Luminaires, Lampholders, and Lamps; Article 440 READ MORE
October 2009
Article 110 Requirements for Electrical Installations; Article 230 Services; Article 300 Wiring Methods; Article 310 Conductors for General Wiring; Article 314 Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Handhole Enclosures; Article 330 Metal-Clad Cable: Type MC; Article 604 Manufactured Wiring Systems; Article 700 Emergency Systems; Article 701 Legally Required Standby READ MORE
September 2009
Article 210 Branch Circuits; Article 250 Grounding and Bonding; Article 300 Wiring Methods; Article 314 Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes, Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Handhole Enclosures; Article 330 Metal-Clad Cable: Type MC; Article 334 Nonmetallic Sheathed Cable: Types NM, NMC, and NMS; Article 350 Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit: Type LFMC; Article 511 Commercial Garages, Repair an READ MORE
August 2009
Article 230 Services; Article 240 Overcurrent Protection; Article 250 Grounding and Bonding; Article 330 Metal-Clad Cable: Type MC; Article 350 Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit: Type LFMC; Article 408 Switchboards and Panelboards; Article 409 Industrial Control Panels; Article 480 Storage Batteries; Article 695 Fire Pumps Disconnect for storage batteries READ MORE
July 2009
Article 110 Requirements for Electrical Installations; Article 210 Branch Circuits; Article 230 Services; Article 250 Grounding and Bonding; Article 310 Conductors for General Wiring; Article 338 Service Entrance Cable: Types SE and USE; Article 680 Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations; Parts of the 2008 edition of the Guide Information for Electrical Equipment, published by Underw READ MORE
June 2009
Article 110 Requirements for Electrical Installations; Article 210 Branch Circuits; Article 240 Overcurrent Protection; Article 250 Grounding and Bonding; Article 310 Conductors for General Wiring; Article 410 Luminaires (Lighting Fixtures), Lampholders, and Lamps; Article 424 Fixed Electric Space Heating Equipment; Article 600 Electric Signs and Outline Lighting; Annex C, Chapter 9 Tables READ MORE
May 2009
Article 210 Branch Circuits; Article 240 Overcurrent Protection; Article 250 Grounding and Bonding; Article 310 Conductors for General Wiring; Article 450 Transformers and Transformer Vaults (Including Secondary Ties); Article 480 Storage Batteries Aluminum conductors with AFCIs READ MORE
April 2009
Article 110 Requirements for Electrical Installations; Article 210 Branch Circuits; Article 250 Grounding and Bonding; Article 314 Outlet, Device, and Pull and Junction Boxes, Fittings, and Handholes; Article 350 Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit: Type LFMC; Article 517 Health Care Facilities; Article 590 Temporary Wiring GFCIs for air conditioners Is ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) prot READ MORE
March 2009
Article 210 Branch Circuits; Article 230 Services; Article 250 Grounding and Bonding; Article 366 Auxiliary Gutters; Article 422 Appliances; Article 517 Health Care Facilities; Various articles in Chapters 6, 7 and 8 are mentioned. The 2008 edition of the Guide Information for Electrical Equipment (White Book), published by Underwriters Laboratories Inc., also is mentioned. READ MORE

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