Monthly Newsletter

GFCI: The Device You Love to Hate

In our January 2019 "Wizard of Watts" I wrote about the 2020 National Electric Code (NEC) and how to prepare for the coming changes. The take away from that newsletter was "the 30- and 50-amp circuits feeding the RV are not required to have GFCI protection. Preventing the inclusion of GFCI protection of 30- and 50-amp RV… Continue reading GFCI: The Device You Love to Hate

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NEC 2020 CODE CHANGES

Part 2 Another safety issue is reverse polarity.  Reverse polarity is the switching of the hot and neutral wires in a circuit.  Reverse polarity is prevented in personal and home electrical devices by one of the blades on 15 and 20 amp plugs being wider than the other blade.  When a wire is crossed in… Continue reading NEC 2020 CODE CHANGES

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GFCI PROTECTION

A Major Topic of the 2020 National Electric Code Update The triannual update to the National Electric Code (NEC) is nearly complete and is due for publishing later this year for states and other Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) to adopt and implement at the beginning of 2020. In my state of Washington, the new editions… Continue reading GFCI PROTECTION

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WIRE & GROUND FAULT LOCATORS

New Safety Direction Spring Maintenance and upgrade is right around the corner and so are many of your campground improvement plans I imagine. Ensuring your campground is correctly wired is very important. New RV’s will point out reverse polarity. Electrical inspectors are gearing up to pay closer attention to electrical GFCI protection.  Last June we… Continue reading WIRE & GROUND FAULT LOCATORS