July 2012: The Profile of the Electrical Contractor


The protracted climb out of the recession continues with modest, incremental improvement. Residential construction...

For the past 50 years, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR has surveyed its readers every other year...

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| July 2012
The NECA Show—Sept. 30-Oct.

| July 2012
Lately, inspectors from a third-party inspection company have been asking me about determining the number of circuits required for outlets installed in dwelling units.

| July 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

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| July 2012
Ambient temperature and the number of current-carrying conductors installed in a raceway or cable are two factors to consider when sizing conductors.

| July 2012
In the 2005 National Electrical Code (NEC), 310.10, fine print note No.