electrical codes

Reply

  #1  
Old 06-12-01, 09:42 AM
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
i am rewiring my house,i live in okla.the permit says to follow the international electrical codes.am having trouble locating anything on this subject.all help greatly appreciated.
THANKS JOEA_4
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 06-12-01, 10:20 AM
Member
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Fayetteville, NY, USA
Posts: 1,052
Likes Received: 1
Many localities across the US have, such as L.A. and Chicago to name a couple, their own electrical codes, but most defer to the "National Electrical Code" (NEC), or NFPA 70. I seldom see reference to the international electrical code. But that's going to change soon I think. As I understand it the 2002 revision of the NEC is going to become the International Electrical Code.

Anyway, you can access the entire current edition of the NEC at http://www.mikeholt.com/nec/nec.htm. It is often difficult for lay persons to read and understand. It often uses its own language and terms. It might be helpful getting started by reviewing article 100, definitions.

Alternately, there is one book I happen to know of, by Ray C. Mullin/Delmar Publishers called "House Wiring with the NEC", which I found at Borders for $28,95.`

I would suggest that you ask your local code enforcement office if they are refering to the 1999 NEC, which is the latest edition at this time.

Hope that helps.

Juice
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes