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 - 5:00 pm
Overview of Major Changes in 2017 National Electrical Code
Article 425: Fixed Industrial Process Heating
Article 691: Large-Scale PV Electric Power Production
Article 706: Energy Storage Systems
Article 710: Stand-Alone Systems
Article 712: Direct-Current Microgrids
Chapter 1: National Electrical Code
Requirements for electrical installations, including
clearances and free space requirements about equipment
New reconditioned equipment, identification and traceability;
New limited access working space requirement
New short-circuit current documentation
Chapter 2: Wiring and Protection
Voltage drop calculations
Branch circuit, feeder and services calculations
GFCI receptacle outlet requirements
New GFCI protection for non-dwelling units
Grounding and Bonding
Grounding of service entrances
Grounding of separately-derived systems
Sizing of grounding electrode and grounding conductor
Bonding of services
Chapter 3: Wiring Methods and Materials
Wiring methods—underground installation requirements
Conductors for general wiring
Conductor ampacity correction and adjustments
Number of conductors in a raceway
Pull and junction box fill calculation
New Single-phase dwelling services and feeders
Chapter 4: Equipment for General Use
Flexible cords and cables
Switchboards and panel boards
Short circuit rating
Luminaires, appliances, transformers and motors
Chapter 5: Special Occupancies
Health care facility requirements
Recreational vehicle parks
Chapter 6: Special Equipment
Signs, outline lighting, elevators
Hybrid vehicle plug in requirements
Data center requirements
Pools and spas
Solar photovoltaic systems
Small wind turbine systems
Chapter 7: Special Conditions
Class 1, 2, and 3 power-limited circuits
Fire alarm circuits
Chapter 8: Communications Circuits
Premises-powered broadband communication systems
Network-powered broadband communication systems
Chapter 9: Tables
Conductor fill and raceway calculation example
Who Should Attend
7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
7.0 CPC Credits/PDHs
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Electrical)
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 7.0 CPC credits/PDHs to professional engineers licensed in New Jersey.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).
Engineers and architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey architects. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
The New York State Education Department considers courses as approved for New York State mandatory continuing education for professional engineers if the sponsor’s courses are approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System and/or the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System and are in approved subject areas.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Electrical.
This seminar also offers a non-credit education opportunity to contractors. It has not been approved in any state which has a contractor continuing education requirement.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Constantinos Papademas BSEE, ME, PE
Mr. Papademas is a licensed professional engineer with 38 years of teaching experience in the areas of electrical, electronic and mechanical systems. He is a licensed electrical contractor, electrical inspector, sub-code official, HVACR contractor and a plumbing contractor. He is also a member of the New Jersey State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors.