Video series addresses 2017 NEC changes that impact residential, commercial, institutional and industrial installations

Blog Post created by jsargent Employee on Dec 1, 2016

NFPA knows how important it is for you to have the latest edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code. As your partner in electrical safety, we have been working on a series of videos to help explain the changes to the 2017 code edition that impacts our industry as a whole, as well as the work you do every day.

Please join me for our two newest videos in the series. In the first, I talk through the significant changes affecting residential installations. These include:


• Changes to clarifying GFCI protection rules for receptacles installed within six feet of a sink
• A new requirement for supplying garage receptacles
• Revisions to how peninsula countertop receptacles are located

… plus many more impactful changes from the 2017 edition that you absolutely need to know.


The following is a video preview:



You can watch the full 13-minute video for free if you are logged into Xchange.



In the second video, I talk through the broader changes that impact commercial, institutional and industrial installations. Included in this discussion are:


• Important changes that expand GFCI protection requirements
• New rules for AFCI protection in hotels and motels
• Revisions to load calculation requirements for bank and office buildings.

The following is a video preview:


You can watch the full 21-minute video for free if you are logged into Xchange.


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