Stumped by the Code? Rules for the identification of branch circuit conductors

Stumped by the Code? Rules for the identification of branch circuit conductors

Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered

Q. What are the Code rules for the identification of branch circuit conductors?

A. The neutral conductor of a branch circuit must be identified in accordance with Sec. 200.6 [210.5(A)].

Equipment grounding conductors can be bare, covered, or insulated. Insulated equipment grounding conductors size 6 AWG and smaller must have a continuous outer finish either green or green with one or more yellow stripes [250.119]. On equipment ground

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