All references are based on the 2014 edition of the NEC.
One of the most important lessons I’ve learned from teaching the Code — and trying to explain the meaning of the words behind a specific rule — is that sometimes you can’t take the words too literally. If you do, they just won’t make any sense. In fact, I quite often find myself needing to explain the “intended” meaning of the words rather than the “literal” presentation. This can be difficult at times because y