National Electrical Code


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National Electrical Code

A nationally accepted guide to the safe installation of wiring and equipment; not intended as a design specification but rather for the practical safeguarding of persons and of buildings and their contents from hazards arising from the use of electricity for heat, light, power, and other purposes. Provides rules, recommended by the National Fire Protection Association, governing the installation of interior electric wiring. These rules, subject to revision every three years, a standard of the National Board of Fire Underwriters, have been incorporated in many municipal ordinances; city or state regulations take precedence where they differ from the rules of the Code.
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During those years, numerous attempts were made to make changes to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) National Electrical Code (NEC), through the various panels, standards councils and boards of NFPA.
And that is outright dangerous," asserts Earley, who serves as secretary of NFPA's National Electrical Code committee.
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