Code Clusters: Tough on Grease! Fresh Lemon Scent!


Code Clusters is a fond look back at some of the most interesting and outlandish Code violations published in the pages of EC&M magazine over the past 15 years — the item below is the last in a series of 10. Questions? Comments? We’d love to hear your feedback! Post your thoughts in the box below.


Tough on Grease! Fresh Lemon Scent!

All references are based on the 1999 edition of the NEC.

One of my students, who is a home inspector, sent this photo to me. He said he found this “homemade ex­tension cord” in a client’s garage. He asked the owner what he used it for? The owner said he used it to save batteries, so he could use the adapter to power up his portable television while floating around in his pool.

We hope you enjoyed the trip down Memory Lane. If you did, how about viewing another group of 10 classic Code Catastrophes? — Check out the Return of Code Clusters now!



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