July 16th, 2024 – 8:00am to 4:00pm – 8 CEUs*
(Please Arrive by 7:45 am. Lunch is ‘on your own’ from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.)
Code changes happen, but are you exploring the NEC and applying them?
Materials Needed: National Electrical Code Book (2020 or 2023), Photo ID, calculator.
JCR Productions provides an Exploring the NEC and Upcoming Code Changes workbook.
Where: Hampton Inn and Suites at Crabtree Valley
3920 Arrow Drive
Raleigh, NC 27612
Hotel Phone: 919-881-7080
(Reduced room rates available for JCR workshop attendees. Call hotel directly to book your room.)
Exploring the NEC: Table of Contents, Article 90, NEC history, & basic navigation methods. Code Changes example: Article 100 reformatting
Current and Upcoming Code Changes
Current and upcoming changes to the NEC are introduced. These changes will be re-discussed in more detail as they come up throughout the class.
Based on the Science
Article 210 Continuous Duty, Article 310 Temperature Adjustment, Article 220 Demand Factors, Article 310 Derations, Article 240 Overcurrent Protection, Article 310 Conductors, Articles 400-800 Utilization Equipment, Article 250 Grounded Conductors, Bonding Jumper System, Equipment Grounding Conductor; Code Changes example: Article 310 additions.
Navigating the NEC
Methods of navigating including Table of Content, Key Word Index, Parallel Numbering System, Internal Content Reference, Annex; Article 100 Electrical slang versus correct Terminology; Code Changes example: Article 445 additions.
Know the Math
Ohm’s Law; Standard & Optional Methods; Demand Factors for Appliances, Ranges, Dryers, Cooking; Loads for Schools, Restaurants, Farm; Code Changes example: Article 220 change in calculations.
Making Systems Safe
Article 250 Grounding Electrodes, Grounding Electrode Conductors, Grounded Conductors, Bonding Jumpers, Equipment Grounding Conductors; Chapter 9 Voltage Drop, Resistance, Induction; Article 310 Temperature Adjustment; Article 250 Impedance; NFPA70E, OSHA 29, CFR 1910; Ladders, lift equipment, personnel protection equipment, safety briefings, inspections of tools and equipment, worker compensation; business organization and note-taking; Code Changes example: Article 242 addition.
*A COMPLIMENTARY ONLINE COURSE IS PROVIDED TO EVERYONE ATTENDING THIS CLASS! EARN AN ADDITIONAL 8 CEUs!