This 5 hour course covers the changes to the 2017 NEC Chapters 3 & 4 of the 2017 NEC. In the first section we will cover an introduction to the code-wise changes for 2017, calling out several specific changes or additions, such as in the introduction in Article 90, and how the NEC is organized for ease of use.
Wiring Methods and Materials is next up, and we cover topics such as the changes to the general requirements for wiring methods and materials, cabinet, cutout boxes, and meter socket enclosures, as well as changes to the rules regarding the different cable types.
Finally in Chapter 4 we will look at the updates to the requirements for the various equipment for general use that electricians will use, including electronic lighting control switches, switchboards, switchgear, and panelboards, and even the updates to code regarding fixed outdoor electric deicing and snow-melting equipment, which will be useful to the Maryland electrician.
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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.