Brief History of the National Electrical Code®


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Brief History of the National Electrical Code<superscript>®</superscript>
Brief History of the National Electrical Code<superscript>®</superscript>The National Electrical Code was originally drawn in 1897 as a result of the united efforts of various insurance, electrical, architectural, and allied interests. The original Code was prepared by the National Conference on Standard Electrical Rules, composed of delegates from various interested national associations. Prior to this, acting on an 1881 resolution of the National Association of Fire Engineers' meeting in Richmond, Virginia, a basis for the first Code was suggested to cover such items as identification of the white wire, the use of single disconnect devices, and the use of insulated conduit.In 1911, the National Conference of Standard Electrical Rule…
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Frederic P. Hartwell; Joseph F. McPartland; Brian J. McPartland: McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2017 Handbook, 29th Edition. Brief History of the National Electrical Code®, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export