ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE? 5E provides readers with a unique approach to mastering the Code, using highly-detailed, technically-accurate illustrations and visuals to break down and simplify the expanding volume and complexity of the 2011 National Electrical Code?. By translating the sometimes vague, complicated wording of the Code into straightforward illustrations and clear explanations, this book provides a resource that will facilitate comprehension and application of Code requirements for beginning and master electricians alike. Material is organized logically, covering fundamental provisions first, then grouping code requirements by the type of occupancy, beginning with one-family dwellings and progressing on to multi-family housing, commercial locations, and special occupancies. This organization also reflects how information is needed when working in the electrical industry, better preparing readers for the real world. The fifth edition of ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE? discusses the new Code changes and shows some of these Code changes through new illustrations while incorporating other Code changes into existing illustrations. Its comprehensive coverage, innovative learning approach, and industry-based organization make this an indispensable supplement to the NEC? whether readers need information on a specific area or need to learn the complete Code.
For eighteen years, Charles R. Miller owned and operated a successful commercial electrical contracting company (Lighthouse Electric Co., Inc.) in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1988 he began operating a second company dedicated to electrical related training and known as Lighthouse Educational Services. Mr. Miller teaches custom tailored classes and seminars covering various aspects of the National Electrical Code' (NEC) and NFPA 70E. Countless numbers of students have taken advantage of his extensive experience in electrical contracting, regulatory exams (current electrical codes), electrical-related Business and Law, and electrical safety-related work practices. Class and seminar attendees have included individuals employed by companies such as Ford, Textron, The Aerostructures Corporation, Aladdin Industries, Lorillard Tobacco Company, and Smith & Wesson, and by academic institutions such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, and Purdue University, as well as governmental agencies including NASA. Besides teaching, writing, and illustrating, Mr. Miller co-hosted a home improvement radio talk show in Nashville, Tennessee for more than three years.