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Presenter: Mark D. Cook

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

This seminar is closed or full.


Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

How to Navigate Significant Changes to the
2020 National Electric Code

   New rules for GFCI protection
   Revised Article 310
   314.16 Box Fill
   220.12 and Load Calculations
   230.67 SPD for Dwellings
   210.52 Islands and Peninsulas

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers:
     2.0 PDHs

     2.0 HSW CE Hours
     2.0 AIA LU|HSW

International Code Council:
     .2 CEUs (Electric)

Continuing Education Credit Information

Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL, KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
   American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885) International Code Council (No. 1232)
   Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
   American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
   Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland,
      New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130), and North Dakota.
   Course-by-Course Providers: Association of State Floodplain Managers

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i) (2)). NY landscape architects: §79-1.5(i)(2).


Mark D. Cook

Electrical Education Specialist, Faith Technologies

Mr. Cook is a Master electrician in Wisconsin and Arizona. He holds an Administrator’s and a Journeyman’s license in Washington State. 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. 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. He authors “Code Corner” a monthly article appearing in The Electric Times, and has contributed articles to the IAEI magazine. Mr. Cook is a National Fire Protection Association member, an International Association of Electrical Inspectors member and a certified commercial electrical inspector for the State of Wisconsin. Recently appointed to CMP-2 for the National Electric Code, NFPA 70. He is a CEU provider for Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $100.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $100.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

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: How to Navigate Significant Changes to the 2020 National Electric Code

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines changes found in the 2020 version of the National Electrical Code, including those for junction boxes, lighting load calculations, surge protection in residences, and outlets in kitchen islands and peninsulas.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss changes found in the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) 314.16, which addresses the number of conductors located in outlet, devise and junction boxes.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to discuss changes found in the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) 220.12, wherein lighting load calculations can be set in accordance with locally adopted energy codes, provided certain conditions are met.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss changes found in the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) 230.67 that adds new requirements for surge protection on all services at dwelling units.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss changes found in the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) 210.52 that updates requirements for outlets in kitchen islands and peninsulas.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSW

Prerequisites: Familiarity with electrical systems in structures and code compliance

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 05/26/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.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.