Chapter 2 is a critical Chapter of the NEC for all working electricians. The changes in this Chapter are among the most complex, as well as having some of the most far-reaching effects of any in the 2020 NEC. This class will supply students with a substantive and engaging discussion that will help them understand and apply the revised codes.
Every significant change to Chapter 2 (Wiring and Protection) for the 2020 National Electrical Code is presented in this class, using a "cut-and-paste" user-friendly approach that shows what text has been removed, changed, or added. This is followed by a discussion of the reason behind and impact of each change, with additional information supplied where it helps illuminate the nature of the change. Discussion is based in part on the reasons provided by the relevant code-making panel that oversaw the change and any vital contributions to the discussion from working electricians, manufacturers, and industry analysts. The goal is to express every change in clear language, to focus on how the changes should be applied by a working electrician, and to provide the resources to explore the change more fully for those who wish to do so.
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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.