Synopses & Reviews
This revised edition of Code Check Electrical
has been completely updated to the 2014 National Electrical Code (which will be released in September 2013) and the 2012 International Residential Code. Spiral bound with durable, laminated pages, this reliable resource clearly details how to avoid the most common electrical violations while stressing the central safety principles behind the National Electrical Code. The seventh edition covers every type of residential electrical system, offering the most up-to-date information on grounding, bonding, service panels, branch circuits, GFCIs and AFCIs, switches, receptacles, and so much more. Over one hundred tables and figures make this the on-the-job choice for electricians, contractors, and inspectors.
The Code Check series is one of Tauntons most successful book lines, selling over 1,140,000 copies. Spiral bound, with durable laminated pages, the books in this series are designed to be used on-site for quick reference, ensuring that all jobs meet the highest safety standards while drastically reducing code violation call-backs. The Code Check series is endorsed by the International Code Council (ICC).
This volume picks up where the original Code Check leaves off and expands on the electrical code section. Code Check Electrical clarifies the principles behind the electrical codes to ensure safety and prevent unnecessary violations. It also explains why electrical codes call for certain specifications.
About the Author
Redwood Kardon is a former building inspector for Oakland, CA., and is the leading professional lecturer nationwide on building codes. He also owns and maintains "codecheck.com," a website devoted to promoting the Code Check manual. Coauthors Douglas Hansen and Michael Casey have 25 and 18 years of field experience, respectively. All three authors teach seminars for inspectors around the country, using the "Code Check" series as their primary material. Paddy Morrissey was the senior illustrator for CornerHardware.com and has been the sole illustrator for the "Code Check" series.Douglas Hansen lives in Palo Alto, CA.Paddy Morrissey was senior illustrator for CornerHardware.com. All three live in the San Francisco Bay area.
Table of Contents
AFCIs and GFCIs