Rex Cauldwell Wiring a House

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Wiring a House

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Current with codes through 2017: For Pros By Pros: Builder Tested / Code-Approved

Updated classic. Wiring a House: 5th Edition, is a must-have reference on home wiring – essential for homeowners, electricians, and apprentices. You'll find all the information is updated to the latest electrical code and contains significant revisions that impact residential work, including:

  • Expanded AFCI and GFCI protection in homes
  • New approaches to ensure the safety of photovoltaic (PV) electrical systems
  • New methods to distribute low voltage power
  • New DC provisions designed to save energy lost in conversion from AC
  • Updated to the 2014 NEC (current through 2017)

Written in plain language. Author Rex Cauldwell shares his wealth of experience in a simple, straightforward manner. He covers all the basics from idiot-proof advice on how to keep track of your tools ― cart them in bins in a little red wagon ― to the highly technical aspects of wiring, and tried-and-true industry tips.

Current and accurate information. Wiring a House is a comprehensive guide written by a master electrician with over 37 years of experience. An indispensable reference for keeping pros up-to-date, it also provides apprentices and homeowners an accessible reference with the latest information:

  • 350 full-color photographs
  • 120 instructive illustrations
  • Plus information on lighting, inverters, and electrical vehicle chargers.

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Master electrician Rex Cauldwell has been wiring houses for almost 30 years and has earned a reputation for being one of the most knowledgeable, practical electricians in the country. Now, for the first time, Cauldwell offers the insights he's learned over time and on the job in one complete, no-nonsense reference. In these pages he demonstrates how to choose the best tools and materials for any job; avoid materials that will cause problems on the job site and future safety hazards; design electrical wiring for any room in the house; ensure job-site safety and the safety of the installation for many years to come; install main service panels and subpanels; ensure that a house is properly grounded; install receptacles, GFCIs and switches; install all kinds of fixtures, from simple wall lights to ceiling fans; install common household appliances; run wire in new construction and in existing walls and ceilings; and meet and beat the requirements of the 1996 NEC (National Electrical Code).

About the Author:

A third generation tradesperson, Cauldwell is both a master electrician and master plumber. Cauldwell has an A.A.S. degree in Electronic Engineering and his books "Wiring a House" and "Inspecting a House" are popular industry standards. He is also the author of "For Pros by Pros: Plumbing."

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