Illustrated Catastrophes: 240.81, 240.33, 110.14(A), 110.14, 250.8, 300.5(A), Table 300.5, 352.10(H)

Illustrated Catastrophes: 240.81, 240.33, 110.14(A), 110.14, 250.8, 300.5(A), Table 300.5, 352.10(H)

More Code catastrophes uncovered and corrected in these faulty installations

All references are based on the 2014 edition of the NEC.

Which Way is Up?

The first violation to focus on is the top row of circuit breakers. In accordance with 240.81, vertically operated circuit breaker handles are required to be “up” when switched into the “on” position. These circuit breaker handles are “down” in the “on” position. The bottom row of breakers was installed in the correct position. One solution that would have permitted both rows of break

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