Spring is finally here, and we are pleased to announce that we have 2011 NEC Changes courses available in: Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Maine, Maryland, Montana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, and Wisconsin.
All the commentary, questions, and activities in this newsletter are based on the 2011 National Electrical Code.
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David Burtt, JADE Learning
Red Tag / Green Tag
I added a receptacle outlet to a bedroom circuit in a house that was 20 years old. The receptacle is not AFCI protected. The installation was red tagged.
Top 3 Changes to the 2011 NEC
1. 210.20(I). Foyers.
Foyers that are not part of a hallway in accordance with 250.52(H) and that have an area that is greater than 60 sq. ft. shall have a receptacle(s) located in each wall space 3 ft. or more in width and unbroken by doorways, floor-to-ceiling windows and similar openings.
Question: Where are the receptacle outlets required in the foyer in these drawings? Click on the image below to find out.
Question of the Season
Which of the following locations for a GFCI receptacle is a violation of the NEC?
a. On a kitchen countertop.
b. Outdoors, mounted 30 inches above grade.
c. Installed on a garage ceiling and used for the garage door opener in a dwelling unit.
d. Next to a bathroom sink.
Know the answer? Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The first two people to respond with the correct answer and their name and mailing address will receive a prize from JADE Learning.
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