January 2012: The Construction Outlook


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| January 2012
Table 310.15(B)(16) (formerly Table 310.16) in the National Electrical Code (NEC) provides allowable (or maximum) ampacities for insulated conductors rated up to and includin

| January 2012
In the past few editions of the National Electrical Code (NEC), light-emitting diode (LED) illumination systems have been inserted into almost every article where lighting is

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| January 2012
By now, the electrical industry is well aware that national energy standards have eliminated the manufacture and import of fluorescent magnetic ballasts for 4- and 8-foot sta

| January 2012
At a recent workshop that I was teaching, a question was asked about how the grounded conductor was to be installed and used when routed from the outside utility transformer

| January 2012
If you have a problem related to the National Electrical Code (NEC), are experiencing difficulty in understanding a Code requirement, or are wondering why or if such a requir