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 LU|HSW
7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Electrical)
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 7.0 continuing education hours to professional engineers in New York.
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This event offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.
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School Director at Electrical Training Center Inc.
Presently preparing electricians and engineers to pass their Suffolk and Nassau master electrician license exam, Mr. Ferrara is also licensed to teach the New Jersey, Florida and Connecticut master electricians CEU renewal course. He has also instructed men and women in the electrical industry regarding changes in the 1999 and 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011, 2014 and currently the 2017 National Electrical Code. Mr. Ferrara is currently teaching the members of the NYC Chapter Electrical Inspectors their 2011 NYC Electrical Code at each month’s meeting and has taught Local Union #3 Apprenticeship Program. He has instructed approximately 500 electricians for Local Union #3 IBEW, teaching the NYC National Electrical Code. He acts as an expert witness in the field of electricity for Con Edison and various law firms. Mr. Ferrara currently teaches home inspectors electrical CEU for NYS DOS and is also a provider and instructor for NYS code enforcement in-service training. He currently teaches private NFPA 70 and NFPA 70E seminars for electrical contractors and their employees. Mr. Ferrara is on code panel #2 for the NYC Electrical Code and has attended several Advisory Board meetings as a guest. Mr. Ferrara is NABCEP provider and instructor for photovoltaic industry. He is an approved instructor to teach the NYC 8 hour master electrician renewal license class from the NYC DOB, and he is an instructor for NYC and Long Island NECA contractors.
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Course Title: National Electrical Code 2017
Delivery Method: Live
Course Description: This seven-hour live lecture presentation examines provisions from Chapters 1-9 and major changes for 2017 and major changes for 2017, including those for fixed industrial process heating, large-scale PV electrical power production, energy storage systems, stand-alone systems, and direct-current microgrids.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify and discuss major changes in the 2017 National Electrical Code, including those for fixed industrial process heating, large-scale photovoltaic electric power production, energy storage systems, stand-alone systems and direct-current microgrids.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain key provisions in Chapters 1-3 of the NEC, including new requirements for reconditioned equipment, limited access working space, short-circuit current documentation, GFCI protection for non-dwelling units, and single-phase dwelling services and feeders.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify and discuss key provisions in Chapters 4-6 for equipment for general use, special occupancies and special equipment.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify and explain key provisions in NEC Chapters 7-8 for emergency systems, fire alarm circuits, and broadband communication systems.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with electrical systems and wiring.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 06/19/2022
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