Critical Code Requirements for Residential Work

Critical Code Requirements for Residential Work

These commonly overlooked requirements are critical to making a home safe.

For many types of occupancies, the NEC has a dedicated Article in Chapter 5. For many types of installations, such as swimming pools or photovoltaic power systems, the NEC has a dedicated Article in Chapter 6. But nowhere does the NEC contain a dedicated Article for residential work. Given how “normal” it is to see Code violations in residential work, maybe a dedicated Article for these types of dwelling units isn’t such a bad idea. However, such an Article would merely pull together th

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