The 2017 NEC changes for Chapters 1, 2, 8, and 9 are what this 5 hour course goes over for Maryland electricians.
First in the course is an overview to the entire NEC and the new review process for the NEC during this review cycle. We will cover code-wide changes and the new articles for 2017, and end this section with how the NEC is organized.
Next we will cover changes to definitions in Article 100 and the requirements for electrical installations in Article 110.
In chapter 2 we will go over the major updates to wiring and protection, including the articles on branch circuits, feeders, and overcurrent protections, among others.
Finally are Chapters 8 & 9, where we will go over changes in the communications systems, as well as key changes in the tables and informative annexes which provide key information, like calculations for continuous loads, that electricians use regularly in their practice.
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- Approved By: Maryland State Board of Master Electricians
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.