HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Richard B. Chambers

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Johnston, IA

Type: Downloadable MP3+PDF

Product Code: 13755

Product Number: 15H IANELCCR 6 19 MPDF

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:


Audio Length: 6.7

This learning activity provides up to 6.7 continuing education hours to architects (HSW), engineers, and contractors. It is incumbent on each participant to know if this learning methodology qualifies for continuing education credit for their professional license. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility, or contact HalfMoon Education for assistance. This activity does not qualify for AIA Learning Units.

How to Use

Downloadable self-study formats are available approximately 5 weeks after the date of the live event. Please allow up to 4 hours to download the audio file. This time varies greatly depending on internet speed.

The downloadable self-study package includes an MP3 format audio recording of a live seminar and a PDF of the manual that was distributed at the seminar. You will be required to download both the audio recording and the manual. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The audio file contains embedded number codes, which you are required to document and return to HalfMoon if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

HalfMoon Education guarantees its products. The self-study products are recorded from a live seminar and there are circumstances where an audio recording is not available. HalfMoon will contact you and issue a full refund if the product you ordered is not available. If you are not happy with a product you receive, you can return the product for a full refund. However, refunds will not be issued if completion certificates are requested.


Registration:                    8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:30 - 1:30 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:30 - 4:30 pm

Introduction (Article 90)

   Purpose of the NEC (90.1)

   Mandatory and permissive rules and explanatory material (90.5)

   Wiring planning (90.8)

General Requirements (Article 110)

   Listed and labeled equipment (110.3)

   Mechanical execution of work (110. 12)

   Mounting of equipment (110.13)

   Terminations and splices (110.14)

   Working space (110.26)

   Enclosure types (Table 110.28)

Wiring and Protection

   Use of grounded conductors (neutrals) (200.6, 200.7)

   Branch circuits

   Feeder requirements (Article 215)

   Branch circuit and feeder calculations (220.14 – 220.61)

   Service requirements

   Overcurrent protection

   Grounding and bonding

Wiring Methods and Materials

   Wiring methods

   Conductors for general wiring

   Cabinets - installation (312.2 – 312.5)

   Boxes and enclosures

Equipment for General Use

   Flexible cords and cables

   Switches        Receptacles

   Switchboards and panelboards

   Luminaires      Appliances

   Fixed electric space heating equipment

   Motors           Air conditioning equipment


Special Occupancies

   Hazardous locations

   Commercial garages (Article 511)

   Health care facilities (Article 517)

   RV parks (551.71 – 551.81)

Special Equipment

   Signs and outline lighting (Article 600)

   Elevators (Article 620)

   Electric vehicle charging systems (Article 625)

   IT equipment rooms and modular data centers (Articles 645 and 646)

   Pools, spas, and hot tubs (Article 680)

   Solar PV systems (Article 690)

   Wind electric systems (Article 694)

Special Conditions

   Emergency and standby systems (Articles 700, 701, and 702)

   Class 1, 2, and 3 circuits (Article 725)

   Fire alarm systems (Article 760)

Communications Systems

   Mechanical execution of work (800.24, 820.24, 830.24)

   Fire-stopping requirements (800.26, 820.26, 830.26)

   Clearances (800.44 – 50, 820.44 & 820.47, 830.44 & 830.47)

   Grounding (800.100, 820.100, 830.100)

   Separation from other conductors (800.133, 820.133, 830.133)


Richard B. Chambers

Mr. Chambers is a State of Iowa Electrical Examining Board approved instructor and a licensed Class A master electrician with over 40 years of experience in all areas of the trade. Mr. Chambers taught electrical apprentices for the Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa for over 33 years. Other classes he has taught include the National Electrical Code Update, license exam preparation, grounding and bonding, electrical theory, electric motors, transformers, motor controls, HVAC controls, health care facilities wiring, troubleshooting, residential wiring, commercial and industrial wiring, agricultural wiring, ampacity calculations, conduit and box sizing calculations, voltage drop calculations, overcurrent protection, the NEC for PV installers, the NEC for small wind Installers, swimming pool wiring, and arc flash safety. Mr. Chambers has taught classes for six Iowa community colleges, many Iowa industries, the University of Iowa, UI Hospitals and Clinics, the VA Medical Center, and private classes for electrical contractors. He is a past president of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, Iowa Chapter.