The new NEC: Understanding changes to the 1999 code

Frequently referred to as "the bible" of the electrical industry, the National Electrical Code (NEC), sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is published every three years.

Through 20 Code Panels representing diverse segments of the electrical industry, and after an extensive and very inclusive request for comments and proposal procedure lasting two years, the Code is adopted by the NFPA. The entire Code is also recognized and adopted by ANSI (American National

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