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We’re committed to improving the electrical industry in every way we can. We strive to provide as much as we can to the industry at no charge. From industry publications to Mike Holt guides on key topics like Swimming Pools and Marinas, we provide an abundance of content to help you.

    Working Space about Electrical Equipment [110.26, 2020 NEC]

    Working Space about Electrical Equipment [110.26, 2020 NEC]

    110.26 Working Space about Electrical Equipment – https://www.MikeHolt.com/code. Clearances and working space around electrical equipment are necessary to provide a safe working environment for electrical professionals. The rules that are in place to ensure this space is available are often misunderstood. Be sure you understand these requirements as we discuss Part II of Article 110 in the NEC; more specifically, section 110.26.

    • 29 min
    Voltage-Drop - Manufacturer and NEC Recommendations [210.19(A) Note 3, 2020 NEC]

    Voltage-Drop - Manufacturer and NEC Recommendations [210.19(A) Note 3, 2020 NEC]

    According to 110.3(B) in the NEC, equipment, including conductors, must be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. But what about when the length of these conductors creates a voltage drop? Is voltage drop just a recommendation in the NEC and not really enforceable? Find out in this podcast where we discuss the ramifications of voltage drop in branch circuit and the energy and life safety issues that may be affected.

    • 30 min
    Tamper-Resistant Receptacles [406.12, 2020 NEC]

    Tamper-Resistant Receptacles [406.12, 2020 NEC]

    406.12 Tamper-Resistant Receptacles - https://www.MikeHolt.com/code. The locations where tamper-resistant receptacles are required have been greatly expanded in 406.12 to include all education facilities, areas where people are awaiting transportation, dormitory units, and assisted living facilities.

    • 12 min
    Splices in Panel Enclosures [312.8, 2020 NEC]

    Splices in Panel Enclosures [312.8, 2020 NEC]

    312.8 Splices in Panel Enclosures – https://www.MikeHolt.com/code. When it comes to electrical enclosures, “As long as we can get the cover on, we’re good.” is the mindset of many. The NEC has requirements for fill or how much space inside an enclosure is available for wiring and electrical devices as you’ll see when you listen to this podcast on section 312.8.

    • 2 min
    Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems, Rapid Shutdown [690.12]

    Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems, Rapid Shutdown [690.12]

    The 2020 Code cycle brought many changes to Article 690, Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems. Some of the more notable changes were in section 690.12 for "Rapid Shutdown" and are discussed in this podcast.

    • 31 min
    Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems, Grounding Electrode System [690.47]

    Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems, Grounding Electrode System [690.47]

    Do you know how a Grounding Electrode System works? What about grounding for PV Systems? Is a grounding system even required? The answers to these questions and more can be found in this podcast.

    • 9 min

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