9781111306212

Residential Construction Academy House Wiring

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    9781111306212

  • ISBN10:

    1111306214

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/18/2011
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
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Summary

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: HOUSE WIRING, 3E 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 that help to 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 help students retain and apply what they have learned. An English and Spanish glossary is also included.

Table of Contents

Residential Workplace Safety
Hardware and Materials Used in Residential Wiring
Tools Used in Residential Wiring
Test and Measurement Instruments Used in Residential Wiring
Understanding Residential Building Plans
Determining Residential Circuit Requirements
Introduction to Residential Service Entrances
Service Entrance Equipment and Installation
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
Lighting Fixture Installation
Device Installation
Service Panel Trim-Out
Checking Out and Troubleshooting Electrical Wiring Systems
Alternative Energy System Installation
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