What Are Some Different Electrical Code Books for Electricians?


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"The NFPA 70 National Electrical Code, 2014 Edition," "The Engineer's Guide to the National Electrical Code," "Black and Decker Codes for Homeowners 2012 - 2014," and "Wiring Simplified: Based on the 2014 National Electrical Code" are all electrical code books meant for electricians. These books contain electrical wiring and equipment installation requirements for commercial, industrial and residential buildings.

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The 2014 edition of the "NFPA 70 National Electrical Code" covers the latest requirements on electrical wiring and equipment installation issues and contains specific instructions on the safe installation of signalling and communication conductors. The book outlines new methods of distributing low voltage and addresses new approaches for ensuring the safety of photovoltaic electric systems. "The Engineer's Guide to the National Electrical Code" provides electrical engineering professionals and students with insight on wiring methods and standard electrical equipment. It offers a comprehensive description of the NEC rules and outlines commonly encountered building codes when designing an electrical system.

A combination of electrical, mechanical, building and plumbing codes is available in the 2012 to 2014 version of "Black and Decker Codes for Homeowners." The manual uses clear graphics to indicate how to use and update various National Electric, Universal Plumbing and the International Residential Code standards in residential construction. "Wiring Simplified" features basic as well as advanced wiring practices, encouraging readers to tackle both small and large wiring tasks effectively.

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