What is the National Electric Code?


The NEC, also known as the National Electric Code safeguards people and property from the hazards that comes from using electricity and brings about the foundation of electrical safety.

The NEC states the minimum guidelines for safety standards for any wiring and electrical work.

All professional electricians need to know all the guidelines of the NEC to receive a license.

The NEC is updated every three years.

Every community has additional code regulations. All electrical work must be done to meet the code of your particular community.

Inspectors, engineers, electrical contractors and electricians adhere to the guidelines of the National Electric Code (NEC).