NEC: Identification Requirements for Branch Circuits, Part 2

NEC: Identification Requirements for Branch Circuits, Part 2

What color is the grounded conductor? If you answered “white,” you’re partially correct. A continuous white outer finish is one way we identify the grounded conductor [200.6]. Do you know of any other approved methods of identification?

In addition to white, the grounded conductor can also be identified by these other two methods:

  • Continuous gray finish.
  • Three continuous white or gray stripes along the conductor’s entire lengt

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