Stumped by the Code? Grounding Electrode Conductor Rules

Stumped by the Code? Grounding Electrode Conductor Rules

Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered

All questions and answers are based on the 2017 NEC.

Q. If more than one electrode is available, what does the Code allow for connecting one grounding electrode to another electrode?

A. Grounding electrode conductors (GECs). GECs and bonding jumpers are permitted to terminate and use the following to extend the connection to another electrode(s) [250.68(C)]:

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