The newly updated 2011 National Electrical Code® Looseleaf from NFPA® helps you stay up to code and well informed of new changes to the NEC and new technologies!
The NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code has been adopted in all 50 states and has helped to save untold lives by providing comprehensive requirements for electrical wiring and equipment. These important rules and standards are designed to safeguard people and property, and following the Code enables industry professionals to avoid violations.
This NEC Looseleaf comes with the information neatly organized in a durable, 5-ring binder. The binder makes it easy to find information quickly or arrange or add job specific materials as you see fit.
Major changes in the 2011 NEC meet consumer demand for alternate energy, green technologies, and IT equipment:
- New Article 694 has first-time requirements for small wind electric systems.
- Revised Article 625 includes updates on safe battery charging for plug-in hybrid vehicles that reduce the risk of explosion.
- Revised Article 705 covers interconnecting generators, windmills, and solar and fuel cells with other power supplies.
- New Article 840 addresses the increased demand for broadband communications systems with requirements for wireless, routers, and wireless disconnects.
New requirements focused on workplace safety include:
- Means to reduce incident energy (240.87)
- Labeling at subpanels to identify feeder supply source (408.4(B))
- Disconnecting means for transformers (450.14)
Get first-time provisions on electrical installations over 600 volts.
New Article 399 incorporates requirements for overhead distribution systems for large electrical system users, such as school or business campus settings.
Bottom line: The 2011 NEC sets a new benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection. Customize your Code with the Looseleaf format.
If you're involved with electrical safety, staying up-to-code is not optional -- it’s essential! The 2011 NEC Looseleaf is ideal for installers, engineers, maintenance professionals, trainers, and AHJs. (Looseleaf, Approx. 875 pp., 2011)