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Residential Construction Academy: House Wiring

Residential Construction Academy: House Wiring
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Residential Construction Academy: House Wiring
By Gregory W. Fletcher
3rd, 2012
704 Pages, 8.5 x 11, hard cover

This book offers a concrete approach to teaching the most current electrical wiring practices in use in the housing industry. Like all books in the RCA series, House Wiring is based on the Skills Standards approved by NAHB's Home Builders Institute. The NAHB/HBI Skills Standards were developed by a board of industry and academic experts.

Popular topics such as alternative energy systems and "green" coverage including sustainable building practices as they apply to house wiring are included in this new edition. This text is also updated to include the latest 2011 Electrical Code. An increased number of procedures help students better understand common house wiring practices along with additional end of the chapter review questions to help reinforce material covered and improve critical thinking skills. Teaching aids such as a "From Experience" section which addresses common residential wiring practices and scenarios and "Caution" boxes that emphasize the on-going importance of safety helps the student retain and apply what they have learned. An English and Spanish glossary is also included. Popular topics such as alternative energy systems and "green" coverage including sustainable building practices as they apply to house wiring are included in this new edition. This text is also updated to include the latest 2011 Electrical Code. An increased number of procedures help students better understand common house wiring practices along with additional end of the chapter review questions to help reinforce material covered and improve critical thinking skills. Teaching aids such as a "From Experience" section which addresses common residential wiring practices and scenarios and "Caution" boxes that emphasize the on-going importance of safety helps the student retain and apply what they have learned. An English and Spanish glossary is also included.

Contents
Preparing and Planning a Residential Wiring Job
    Residential Workplace Safety
    Hardward & Materials Used in
        Residential Wiring
    Tools Used in Residential Wiring
    Test & Measurement Instruments Used in
        Residential Wiring
    Understanding Residential Building Plans
    Determining Branch Circuit, Feeder Circuit,
        and Service Entrance Requirements
Residential Service Entrances and Equipment
    Introduction to Residential Service Entrances
    Service Entrance Equipment and Installation
Residential Electrical System Rough-In
    General Requirements for Rough-In Wiring
    Electrical Box Installation
    Cable Installation
    Raceway Installation
    Switching Circuit Installation
    Branch-Circuit Installation
    Special Residential Wiring Situations
    Video, Voice, and Data Wiring Installation
Residential Electrical System Trim-Out
    Lighting Fixture Installation
    Device Installation
    Service Panel Trim-Out
Maintaining and Troubleshooting a 
Residential Electrical Wiring System
    Checking Out and Troubleshooting
        Electrical Wiring Systems
Green House Wiring Techniques
    Green Wiring Practices
    Alternative Energy System Installation
Glossary
Index
NEC Index

 

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