The National Electric Code is available for free at the National Fire Protection Association website. In order to view this content in the form of a PDF file, a user must register and open a free account at the NFPA website.
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The National Electrical Code is the benchmark for electrical design in the United States. It addresses the installation of electrical conductors and equipment necessary to protect individuals and property from electrical hazards.