A requirement mandating receptacle outlets be installed in meeting rooms may be included in the 2017 NEC. Code Making Panel 2 has developed a first revision that would require a minimum number of receptacle outlets to be installed in meeting rooms intended for the
gathering of seated occupants for such purposes as conferences, deliberations, or similar purposes, where portable electronic equipment such as computers, projectors, or similar equipment is likely to be used. The addition of this new section addresses safety concerns relating to inadequate access to electrical power in meeting rooms.
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