This class presents every significant change made to Chapters 6 and 7 in the 2020 National Electrical Code® (NEC-2020).
Starting with 54 changes to Chapter 6 -- the chapter with the most changes to any in the 2020 NEC. It begins with five changes to Article 600 [Electric Signs and Outline Lighting]; two to Article 620 [Elevators, Dumbwaiters, Escalators, Moving Walks, Platform Lifts, and Stairway Chairlifts]. A look at 18 changes to the two Articles that cover Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Natural and Artificially Made Bodies of Water. Review new inspection protocols, a return of rules on underground wiring that had been eliminated, new provisions on Low-Voltage equipment and lighting, revised codes on electrically-powered pool lifts, and revised guidance on bonding and equipotential planes.
Then a review of 29 significant changes to Chapter 7 “Special Conditions”, the most varied Chapter in the NEC. Covering updates made to the Articles on Emergency Systems and Optional Standby Systems, including guidance on incorporating alternative power sources. Followed by 13 changes to Articles 705 & 706, including a complete overhaul of Article 705 on Interconnected Electric Power Production Sources and new maintenance and identification protocols for Energy Storage Systems.
Once the course is completed you will be able to download or print a certificate of completion for your records.
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Charles "Chuck" Price is At Your Pace Online's Subject Matter Expert for the Electrical Trade. He started out in grocery management at the age of 18 and after 5 years decided to venture into the electrical trade in 1996. He served his apprenticeship and quickly became a foreman running work. He gained experience in many facets of the trade such as working on traffic signals, hospitals and healthcare buildings, waste water treatment plants, and many commercial applications including telecommunications data centers. He currently is working for the area's largest healthcare system.
One of his passions is working with kids - and that starts with his own two boys! He has coached youth football and basketball at several levels and is part of a men's organization that raises money for the youth as well. He is a leader in the local 4-H group, helping kids learn about animal science. All in all, Chuck focuses on being the best father he can be, while maintaining a firm grasp on the ever-changing electrical industry.