Your NFPA Xchange Newsletter for November 3, 2016

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 Second video in series highlights NEC changes impacting all installations

Jeffrey Sargent in Xchange Exclusives 1 day agoNow that the 2017 NEC is available, NFPA has been working on a series of videos to help explain these changes and the broad impact they will have across the industry.   Please join me for this latest video, a second in this series, as I talk through the broader changes that impact electrical installations in any type of occupancy including:   …Read More

 NFPA Glossary of Terms – download over 15,000 definitions for free!

Debra Baio in Xchange Exclusives 2 weeks agoThe updated 2016 edition of the NFPA Glossary of Terms (GOT) has been published and is available for FREE online. See below to download your copy.   The GOT is a list of the defined terms in all of NFPA’s published codes, standards, guides and recommended practices. Over 15,000 terms are listed alphabetically and assembled into a free PDF …Read More

 5 new NEC Articles in the 2017 National Electrical Code

Jeffrey Sargent in NFPA Today 1 month agoThe 2017 edition of the NEC includes five (5) new Articles, three of which focus on the generation, distribution, and storage of electrical power, areas of considerable interest and activity in the electrical industry. In this brief video I provide an overview of the 5 new NEC Articles in the 2017 NEC, including:   Article 425 – Fixed Resistance …Read More

 NEC 250.122 (A) and (B) applications and interpretations

Manuel Paredes in Explore – Ask Your Peers 2 days agoNEC requires to size the EGC by using Table 250.122 as indicated in Section 250.122(A), and add requirements to comply with sections 250.4(A)(5) or (B)(4) for voltage drop consideration and to provide a return path for fault current respectively. Section 250.122(B) added requirements when ungrounded conductors are increased in size, then the EGC …Read More

 Article 250 – 2014 NEC Handbook PDF

Derek Vigstol in Xchange Exclusives 2 months agoThis FREE PDF contains the scope, definition, application of other articles, and general requirements for Grounding and Bonding. Plus, a reference table that illustrates not only what types installations require additional grounding and bonding, but shows you exactly where those requirements can be found in the 2014 NEC Handbook.   Just click on …Read More

 NFPA 80 Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Swinging Fire Doors Assemblies – WEBINAR

Kristin Bigda in Xchange Exclusives 1 month ago  The NFPA 80: Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Swinging Fire Door Assemblies Webinar will focus on the inspection, testing, and maintenance provisions found in Chapter 5 of NFPA 80. Topics addressed will include general care and maintenance provisions, inspection and testing frequencies and documentation requirements, and visual …Read More

 Test drive the all-new NEC Online and discover what it’s like to navigate the 2017, 2014 and 2011 editions with ease

Derek Vigstol in NFPA Today 2 days agoGet your free 2-day trial of NEC Online for instant access to updates in NFPA’s National Electrical Code!   As a professional in the electrical industry, you don’t have to look much further than code requirements to know how dynamic this industry is. In fact, the three most recent editions of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) has seen more …Read More

 Fire Hydrants Minimum Flow Requirement

Patrick BC in Explore – Ask Your Peers 4 days agoFor Fire Hydrants, NFPA 24 doesn’t specify the minimum flow rated per Hydrant and How many Hydrants to be considered for the design flow rate. 1- What is the Minimum flow rate per Hydrant and the NFPA reference please? 2- As per NFPA 24, A combined system for Hydrants, Hose Reel and Sprinklers is allowed?   Thank You …Read More

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