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

August 2007
Article 250—Grounding and Bonding; Article 517—Health Care Facilities; Article 680—Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations; Article 700—Emergency Systems; Article 702—Optional Standby Systems; Various parts of the 2006 edition of Guide Information for Electrical Equipment (White Book) published by Underwriters Laboratories Inc are also mentioned. Heating cable pool deck READ MORE
July 2007
Article 210 Branch Circuits; Article 310 Conductors for General Wiring; Article 404 Switches; Article 430 Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers; Article 695 Fire Pumps; Article 702 Optional Standby Systems; Chapter 9 Tables; The 2006 edition of the Guide Information for Electrical Equipment published by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. also is mentioned. Voltage limits in the same box READ MORE
June 2007
Article 90—Introduction; Article 312—Cabinets, Cutout Boxes and Meter Socket Enclosures; Article 314—Outlet, Device, Pull and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Handhole Enclosures; Article 330—Metal Clad Cable: Type MC; Article 695—Fire Pumps; Article 700—Emergency Systems Derating service conductors READ MORE
May 2007
Article 200—Use and Identification of Grounded Conductors; Article 220—Branch-Circuit, Feeder and Service Calculations; Article 240—Overcurrent Protection; Article 310—Conductors for General Wiring; Article 314—Outlet, Device, Pull and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Handhole Enclosures; Article 404—Switches; Article 422—Appliances READ MORE
April 2007
Article 210—Branch Circuits; Article 250—Grounding and Bonding; Article 320—Armored Cable: Type AC; Article 334—Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable: Types NM, NMC and NMS; Article 430—Motors, Motor Circuits and Controllers; Article 440—Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment; Article 702—Optional Standby Systems READ MORE
March 2007
Article 110—Requirements for Electrical Installations; Article 230—Services; Article 250—Grounding and Bonding; Article 517—Health Care Facilities; Article 680—Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations; Article 700—Emergency Systems; The 2006 edition of the Guide Information for Electrical Equipment (White Book) published by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. is also mentioned. READ MORE
February 2007
Article 110—Requirements for Electrical Installations; Article 210—Branch Circuits; Article 250—Grounding and Bonding; Article 314—Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Handhole Enclosures; Article 682—Natural and Artificially Made Bodies of Water; Article 695—Fire Pumps; Article 700—Emergency Systems; Article 701—Legally Required Standby Systems, Annex G. READ MORE
January 2007
Article 210—Branch Circuits; Article 240—Overcurrent Protection; Article 334—Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable: Types NM, NMC and NNS; Article 422—Appliances; Article 440—Air Conditioning and Refrigerating Equipment; Article 647—Sensitive Electronic Equipment; Article 680—Swimming Pools, Fountains and Similar Installations; Article 695—Fire Pumps; Article 700—Emergency Systems. READ MORE
November 2006
Article 100                Definitions Article 210                Branch Circuits Article 240                Overcurrent Protection Article 250                Grounding and Bonding Article 310                Conductors for General Wiring Article 404                Switches Article 410                Luminaires (Lighting Fixtures), Lampholders, and Lamps Article 430                Motors, Motor Ci READ MORE

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