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Listen as Nationally Recognized Electrical Code Experts interpret and explain in technical detail the various chapters, sections, parts and line items of the National Electrical Code.

Listen as Nationally Recognized Electrical Code Experts interpret and explain in technical detail the various chapters, sections, parts and line items of the National Electrical Code.
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United States

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Listen as Nationally Recognized Electrical Code Experts interpret and explain in technical detail the various chapters, sections, parts and line items of the National Electrical Code.

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English

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2143104918


Episodes

2020 NEC Code Change Series Newsletter- Update

10/6/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy talks about the 2020 NEC Code Change Newsletter Series that is mailed out every month between the 1st and 10th. You can subscribe to an annual program or purchase each issue individually on the www.masterthenec.com website.

Duration:00:07:51

Thinking of becoming a CMECP®? - Listen Here

10/6/2019
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LIsten as Paul Abernathy talks about the merits and complex structure of becoming a Certified Master Electrical Code Professional® (CMECP®).

Duration:00:27:16

Hazardous Locations - Part II Conduit Seals Basics

10/5/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy talks about conduit seals and the varous applications and locations and divisions that apply to conduit seals as part of the 2020 National Electrical Code. Be prepared as this is a 1 hour and 38 minute podcast so break it down into listening segments by the time stamps.

Duration:01:39:28

Hazardous Locations - Introduction to Class, Division, Zones, and Types

9/29/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy talks about Hazardous Locations in this informative Podcast. Paul chats about what creates a hazardous location as he teaches the introduction basics of these classified locations.

Duration:01:20:01

Exam Preparation- What we recommend for exam prep

9/27/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy explains his thoughts on exam prep, the time to prep and how you should prepare for an electrical exam.

Duration:00:23:43

2020 NEC Code Change- 210.12 Arc-Fault Circuit-Interrupters

9/21/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy of Electrical Code Academy, Inc. talks about the changes that have taken place to section 210.12 of the 2020 National Electrical Code.

Duration:00:18:15

2020 NEC Changes - 200.6(E) Re-identifying Grounded Conductors in Multiconductor Cables

9/21/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy talks about the changes to 200.6(E) of the 2020 National Electrical Code. The change is now permitting, without maintenance and supervision, the re-identification of the grounded conductors of any size.

Duration:00:14:26

2020 NEC Code Change- Section 250.64(A) Aluminum Grounding Electrode Conductors

9/21/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy of Master The NEC talks about the changes to the 2020 National Electrical Code regarding the use of aluminum conductors as grounding electrode conductors (GEC) and the changes that have taken place in the 2020 NEC.

Duration:00:17:34

2020 NEC Code Change- 250.68(C)(3)- The Rebar Stub-up for Concrete Encased Electrodes

9/21/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy of Electrical Code Academy, Inc. talks about the change about not using rebar as an interconnection of electrodes in the 2020 National Electrical Code.

Duration:00:20:42

2020 NEC Code Changes - The Confusing 220.60 Noncoincident Loads

9/21/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy points out a possible confusing application of applying 220.60 in the 2020 National Electrical Code. You will have to make up your own mind.

Duration:00:27:29

2020 NEC Code Change- Receptacles in Meeting Rooms 210.65

9/21/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy from Electrical Code Academy, Inc. talks about the changes to meeting rooms receptacles first introduced in the 2017 National Electrical Code and now updated and clarified in the 2020 National Electrical Code.

Duration:00:22:58

2020 NEC Changes - Article 225 Outside Branch and Feeder Circuits

9/14/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy talks about the changes to Article 225 in the 2020 National Electrical Code.

Duration:00:25:45

2020 NEC Changes - Article 230 -Services

9/14/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy talks about the various changes to Article 230 of the 2020 National Electrical Code.

Duration:01:01:59

2017 NEC - Explaining 300.22(A) - (D)

9/7/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy explains the wiring methods permitted in and when they are permitted within fabricated ducts or environmental air space locations being utilized as a duct or plenum. Sit back and enjoy the RIDE!

Duration:00:57:43

Is the NFPA mandating NDA's for Authors and Publishers?

9/7/2019
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Well it was bound to happen folks. The NFPA appears to be requiring NDA's on "PUBLIC" information from authors and publishers. Paul Abernathy did receive one and refused to sign it. He will keep everyone updated.

Duration:00:22:24

2017 NEC - Continuous Loads Explained (Maybe)

9/2/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy explains continuous loads for conductors and overcurrent devices.

Duration:00:28:02

2017 NEC- Nondwelling Load Calculations (Detailed)

9/2/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy explains the basics of nondwelling load calculations, such as for stores, hospitals, banks, stc. This is a 30,000 foot view of the various steps you need to consider in doing service/feeder load calculations. This podcast is not all inclusive.

Duration:01:12:31

NEC Calculations - Maximum Number of Receptacles per Branch Circuit

9/1/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy explains the basics behind the number of receptacles (in commercial applications) are permitted per branch circuit. Paul also talks continuous loads and things to consider as well when doing these basic electrical calculations under the National Electrical Code.

Duration:00:15:49

2017 NEC - Residential Calculations (Steps for Optional Method)

9/1/2019
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Listen as Paul Abernathy talks about the methods and steps to simplify the optional calculation methods for those taking an electrical exam or in the real world.

Duration:00:30:04

2017 NEC- Residential Calculations (Steps for Standard Method)

9/1/2019
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Listen as Paul explains how to break the load calculations for a single family dwelling down into a simple to understanding format for exam prep and real life.

Duration:00:44:48