Completely updated to include changes to the 2005 National Electrical Code (NEC), this newly revised edition examines dwelling unit electrical power and lighting wiring for the installer, as well as anyone else interested in the rules and methods for residential wiring. Coverage takes readers through the construction of a typical suburban house, from the installation of temporary construction power to the final trim and checkout of the lighting fixtures, switches, receptacles, and appliances. Construction of the dwelling is followed chronologically, in a true-to-life fashion that presents a realistic environment for readers. Expansive coverage examines such topics as GFCI and AFCI protection, overcurrent, box file requirements, conductor ampacity, drilling limitations, conductor routing and installation, required circuits, box make-up, feeder and service loads, service, grounding, and much more.Figure 16-2 shows proper termination using the stabbing or quick-connect method of termination. ... The location of the outlet box is the first indicator of whether a particular box is a receptacle outlet, a switch point, or utilization equipment.
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