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#179502 - 07/15/08 08:28 PM NEC Electrical Code simplified
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Is there a NEC Electrical Code simplified for Canadian's? Also im looking for a book to keep in my van that will speed me up when doing Calculations?

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#179507 - 07/15/08 09:05 PM Re: NEC Electrical Code simplified [Re: RDK]
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My wife speaks American. I get her to translate for me.

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#179521 - 07/16/08 09:22 AM Re: NEC Electrical Code simplified [Re: twh]
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there is a CEC handbook available from CSA and a CEC based code simplified by Peter Knight mostly applicable to residential.

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#179525 - 07/16/08 02:06 PM Re: NEC Electrical Code simplified [Re: mikesh]
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The NEC is not for Canadians. There many differences in codes. Bathrooms and kitchens are some major differences.

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#179935 - 08/06/08 10:18 AM Re: NEC Electrical Code simplified [Re: mikesh]
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 Originally Posted By: mikesh
there is a CEC handbook available from CSA and a CEC based code simplified by Peter Knight mostly applicable to residential.


There is also the Commercial and Industrial Edition by PS Knight. I have it myself and highly recommend it.
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#181355 - 10/05/08 06:55 AM Re: NEC Electrical Code simplified [Re: mr_electrician]
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I got the commercial and Industrial edition by PS Knight. It is a great book, good illustrations and brings things down to earth. I use it a lot as a resource for my lesson plans when I teach Code. However it is not perfect. For example, how he treats various aspects of welder calculations is not the same as the way we do it here in Alberta. So as I go through any calculations I am cautious not to totally rely on this book.

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