NFPA 73: Standard for Electrical Inspections for Existing Dwellings

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2011 NFPA 73
Prior Years Prior Editions of NFPA 73

Spot electrical fire and shock risks in homes with NFPA 73!

Reduce electrical hazards and keep dwellings up-to-code with the 2011 NFPA 73! Re-titled to facilitate use in the home inspection community, the 2011 edition of NFPA 73: Standard for Electrical Inspections for Existing Dwellings has the latest provisions home inspectors need for verifying the safety of electrical systems in one- and two-family homes, multi-family dwellings with three or more units, mobile homes, and manufactured homes.

Determine compliance objectives based on the NEC®.

The 2011 NFPA 73 makes it easy to identify where AFCI and GFCI protection is required by your state or jurisdiction. A new Annex table shows when requirements for AFCI and GFCI were added to the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) by edition.

Confidently pinpoint dangerous fire and shock risks.

Potential fire and shock hazards in aging homes are classified with all-new coverage of topics in a technical report issued by the Fire Protection Research Foundation. The 2011 NFPA 73 calls out areas that require investigation, examination, or inspection, including coverage of incorrect conductor insulation temperature for wiring of luminaries, and inappropriately used conductors or cables. Promote public safety in your community with thorough inspections of electrical systems in existing dwellings. Insist on the latest edition of NFPA 73. (Softbound, 16 pp., 2011)

NFPA® 73 Standard for Electrical Inspections for Existing Dwellings 2011 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application.
1.4 Equivalency.
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 General Requirements
4.1 Services, Outside Feeders, and Outside Branch Circuits
4.2 Panelboards and Distribution Equipment
4.3 Overcurrent Protective Devices
4.4 Cables, Cable Assemblies, and Conductors
4.5 Flexible Cords and Cables
4.6 Raceways
4.7 Permanently Connected Luminaires (Lighting Fixtures)
4.8 Boxes and Enclosures
4.9 General-Use Switches and Receptacles
Chapter 5 Appliances and Special Equipment
5.1 Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters
5.2 Smoke Alarms
5.3 Appliances and Utilization Equipment
5.4 Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters
5.5 Ceiling-Suspended (Paddle) Fans
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B National Electrical Code References
Annex C Sample Ordinance Adopting NFPA 73
Annex D Informational References