What edition is the 2020 NEC code book?

NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code® (NEC®), 2020 edition, offers the most current requirements for electrical installations and inspection in residential, commercial, and industrial settings.

What is the latest version of NEC?

2020 edition
First published in 1897, the NEC is updated and published every three years, with the 2020 edition being the most current.

What is NEC code book?

Adopted in all 50 states, NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) is the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards.

Where do I get a National Electrical Code?

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) provides free access to every edition of the NEC.

How often does the NEC code book change?

Every three years
Every three years, members of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) meet to review, modify and add new National Electrical Code (NEC), or NFPA 70, requirements to enhance electrical safety in the workplace and the home.

What year is Florida NEC?

2020 NEC
As of June 1, 2021, eleven states enacted the 2020 NEC….

State Current Adopted Edition of NEC (Effective Date) NEC Update Status (Effective Date)
Delaware 2014 (3/11/2016) Update process (2017) underway (Effective date not established)
Florida 2017 (7/1/2017)
Georgia 2020 (1/1/2021)
Hawaii 2017 (8/21/2018)

What are the five electrical installation areas not covered in the NEC Code book?

The authority having jurisdiction shall not be allowed to enforce any requirements of Chapter 7 (Special Conditions) or Chapter 8 (Communications Systems). The NEC does not cover electrical installations in ships, watercraft,o railway rolling stock, aircraft, or automotive vehicles.

Is NEC a law?

The National Electrical Code (NEC) codifies the minimum requirements for safe electrical installations in a single, standardized source. While the NEC is not itself a U.S. law, the NEC is commonly mandated by state or local law.