James W. Stallcup

Code Contributor

James W. Stallcup is vice president and senior editor at Grayboy Inc., which develops and authors publications for the electrical industry and specializes in classroom training on the NEC and OSHA, as well as other standards. Contact him at 817.581.2206.

Articles by James W. Stallcup

November 2010
One of my customers is an industrial plant that was informed it needed to upgrade its cable tray systems and bring them up to the minimum codes and standards. They called me with questions pertaining to cable tray installations. Since these questions are common, I decided to address them in the magazine in the order they were asked. READ MORE
May 2008
There were 3,688 proposals for changes to the National Electrical Code (NEC) and 2,349 comments processed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) staff at NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Mass. The following is part five in a series of significant changes for the 2008 NEC. READ MORE
March 2008
There were 3,688 proposals for changes to the National Electrical Code (NEC) and 2,349 comments processed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) staff at its headquarters in Quincy, Mass. The following is part three in a series of significant changes for the 2008 NEC. Part 1 appeared in the July 2007 issue of ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR, and part 2 appeared in the October 2007 issue. READ MORE
October 2007
There were 3,688 proposals for changes to the National Electrical Code (NEC) and approximately 2,500 comments processed by National Fire Protection Association staff at NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Mass. The following is part two in a series of significant changes for the 2008 NEC. Part one appeared in the July issue of ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR and can be found here. READ MORE
July 2007
There were 3,688 proposals for changes to the National Electrical Code (NEC) and 2,349 comments processed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) staff at NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Mass. The following are significant changes for the 2008 NEC, but remember, the NFPA NEC process is not yet complete. READ MORE