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Advanced Home Wiring Updated 4th Edition
Advanced Home Wiring Contents
- Wiring Safety
- Planning Your Project
- Highlights of the National Electrical Code
- Wiring a Room Addition
- Wiring a Kitchen
- Circuit Maps
- Common Household Circuits
- GFCI & AFCI Breakers
- Replacing a Service Panel
- Grounding & Bonding a Wiring System
- Installing a Subpanel
- Baseboard Heaters
- Wall Heaters
- Backup Power Supply
- Installing a Transfer Switch
- Standalone Solar Lighting System
- Troubleshooting & Repairs
- Types of Wall Switches
- Specialty Switches
- Ground-fault (GFCI) & Arc-fault (AFCI) Protection
- Junction Boxes, Device Boxes & Enclosures
Introduction to Advanced Home Wiring PDF
Experienced home electricians understand the need to keep up with changes in the world of wiring. Wiring projects, and more advanced projects in particular, almost always require a permit from your municipality and typically an on-site inspection or two as well.
If you aren’t up-to-date with wiring codes, there is a likelihood that your project will not pass inspection. But beyond the practicality of passing inspections, the codes that govern wiring practices are updated for good reason: they improve safety.
And when you’re talking about your own home and family, that’s worth paying attention to. This newest edition of BLACK+DECKER Advanced Home Wiring has been reviewed and revised to reflect the many changes to wiring code published in the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC), which is updated every three years.
And this time around there was an unusually high number of changes. They include the requirement that an available neutral wire is present in every switch box, expansion of the types of circuits that require AFCI protection, a new prohibition on tying into a garage receptacle, and more.
Several of these changes are reflected in the updated information you’ll find here. Almost all of the advanced wiring projects featured in this book involve new circuitry, panel upgrades, or troubleshooting with diagnostic equipment.
Among the high-level projects: making a direct-current, solar-electric circuit; upgrading the grounding and bonding on your new 200-amp or larger home circuit; installing an automatic transfer switch for your backup power supply; wiring a room addition, and using a multimeter to precisely locate an open neutral in a home circuit.
Because the projects in this book are advanced, do not attempt any of them unless you are confident in your abilities.
Consult a professional electrician if you have any concerns—in many cases, your best solution might be to do some of the work yourself, such as pulling new sheathed cable through walls and to have the electrical contractor do the other work, such as making the connections.
But do keep in mind that home wiring can be a fun and fascinating pursuit, and successfully accomplishing a major project is personally gratifying and can also save you substantial amounts of money
Black & Decker Advanced Home Wiring: Updated 3rd Edition – DC Circuits – Transfer Switches – Panel Upgrades
Author(s): Editors of Creative Publishing
Publisher: Cool Springs Press, Year: 2012
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