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
Service requirements Transformer protection
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 Contact Hours 7.0 AIA LU|HSW
Commercial Electrical Inspector Qualifier, Industrial Journeyman
Electrician, Master Electrician, Registered Electrician, Residential
Journeyman Electrician, Residential Master Electrician, UDC-
7.0 Credit Hours
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Electrical)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW contact hours to architects in most states, including Wisconsin. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Wisconsin.
The American Institute of Architects has approved this seminar for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA information under this course listing.
The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services has approved 7.0 credit hours for Commercial Electrical Inspector Qualifier, Industrial Journeyman Electrician, Master Electrician, Registered Electrician, Residential Journeyman Electrician, Residential Master Electrician, UDC-Electrical Inspector.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Electrical.
Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire program. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Mark D. Cook
Regional Training Supervisor, Faith Technologies
Mr. Cook is a master electrician in Wisconsin and Arizona. He has been in the electrical industry since 1978 and he owned and operated his own electrical commercial, residential and light industrial service company in Arizona from 1994 until the summer of 2015. Mr. Cook was an instructor for the Independent Electrical Contractors of Arizona (I.E.C), a four-year apprenticeship program facilitated at Gateway Community College in Phoenix. He hired and mentored an apprentice to win “Apprentice of the Year” at the national competition “Wireoff” held at Fort Worth, Texas, in 2012. Mr. Cook was also an instructor for the Electric League of Arizona educational program, teaching classes on grounding, bonding and the National Electrical Code. He has presented the NEC for HalfMoon Education and the Arizona Department of Transportation as well. Mr. Cook is an associate member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and was presented with the “Instructor of the Year” award from I.E.C. in the spring of 2015. He authors “Code Corner” a monthly article appearing in The Electric Times, an electric and lighting industry newsletter circulated throughout the southwest at local vendors and suppliers and to online subscribers. Mr. Cook is a National Fire Protection Association member, International Association of Electrical Inspectors member and a certified and a commercial electrical inspector for the State of Wisconsin. He is a CEU provider for Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.
|Online Tuition (pre-registration):
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.
AIA Provider Statement:
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AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
Course Title: National Electrical Code 2017
Delivery Method: Live
Course Description: This 7.0 hour live lecture presentation covers National Electrical Code (NEC) general requirements and provisions for system grounding, grounding electrode system, grounding electrode conductors, bonding, equipment and grounding, equipment grounding and conductors, and specific equipment grounding.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference and explain compliance requirements for grounded and ungrounded systems.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to differentiate AC systems that are and are not required to be grounded.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain the purpose of grounding electrode systems and be able to reference NEC requirements for them.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference NEC requirements for bonding, equipment grounding and conductors, methods for grounding, specific equipment grounding.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with electricity, wiring, and electrical codes.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 11/20/2021
Complaint Resolution Policy:
Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost, or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.