This first 4 hour segment of this class will cover changes made to Chapters 1 & 2 of the 2017 NEC. We'll be reviewing code for the following subjects: General & Definitions, and Wiring & Protection. First we'll cover an introduction to the 2017 NEC, how the review process has changed, what Articles are new, and how the code is organized. Under the smallest chapter in the NEC, we'll cover the updates to Articles 100 & 110. Then, for chapter 2 we'll cover every significant change under wiring and protection, including intersystem bonding terminations, branch circuits, circuits not to be grounded, and dwelling unit receptacle outlets.
We'll look in depth at:
- The Introduction to the 2017 NEC
- The new Review process
- Code Wide Changes
- New Articles for 2017
- How the NEC is Organized
Then Chapter 1 will cover:
- Introduction to Chapter 1 (Video)
- Article 100 - Definitions
- Article 110 - Requirements for Electrical Installations
Chapter 2 will cover:
- An introduction to Wiring and Protection
- Article 240
- Article 250
The second 4 hour segment covers changes made to Chapters 3 & 7 of the 2017 NEC. For Chapter 3 we'll cover:
- Wiring Methods and Materials
- Every significant change to this chapter will be covered, including sections on:
- minimum cover requirements
- cable raceways
- listing requirements
Finally, in Chapter 7 we'll cover:
- Special Conditions
- All of the significant changes to situations where electrical components and connections must be designed to operate under duress or when other systems operate.
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- Approved By: Oregon Building Codes Division
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.