Critical Code Requirements for Commercial Construction

Critical Code Requirements for Commercial Construction

Some commonly overlooked NEC requirements have critical implications for commercial construction.  

Commercial construction includes new facilities, upgrades to existing facilities, retrofit work, and reconfiguration work. Commercial buildings include office buildings, banks, retail establishments, and other non-industrial, non-residential spaces.


Far more commercial buildings are reconfigured in some way than are built. A reconfiguration project may occur after the existing tenant moves out to customize the space for the new tenant. A grocery sto

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