measuring tape metrokom/iStock/Thinkstock

Mechanical Execution

The neat appearance that is the hallmark of good workmanship may seem to come at the sacrifice of efficiency, but that isn’t so.

The NEC requires electrical work to be done in a neat and workmanlike manner [see Sec. 110.12] and references a couple of industry standards in the Informational Note below that requirement. Following that are two additional requirements:

  • 110.12(A). The gist of this is you use the snap-in hole covers (or equivalent) to close enclosure openings such as those for raceway.
  • 110.12(B). The gist of this is you properly assemble clean and undamaged parts when insta

Register to view the full article

Register on EC&M and gain access to premium content, including this article and much more.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish