NONMETALLIC-SHEATHED-CABLE WIRING


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NONMETALLIC-SHEATHED-CABLE WIRING
NONMETALLIC-SHEATHED-CABLE WIRING215. Nonmetallic-sheathed cable is used for the wiring of new and old residences and for small offices and stores. For decades it was only permitted in one- and two-family dwellings or in multifamily dwellings or other structures not exceeding three floors above grade. This limitation was significantly relaxed in the 2002 NEC, as described at the end of this section. This cable is frequently employed for extensions to existing installations and is commonly used in small apartment houses. Nonmetallic-sheathed cable can be run either exposed on ceilings and walls or concealed in hollow partitions or between floors and ceilings. It provides a reasonably safe and reliable wiring installation of low first cost. It is made in t…
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Terrell Croft; Frederic P. Hartwell; Wilford I. Summers: American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition. NONMETALLIC-SHEATHED-CABLE WIRING, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export