The Latest Information on Repairing and Replacing Old Wiring Fully revised and updated for the 2008 National Electrical Code (NEC), this one-of-a-kind guide provides the information you need to work with electrical wiring in old houses, apartment buildings, historic residences, and commercial structures. Old Electrical Wiring, second edition helps you to determine whether electrical systems should be torn out and replaced or retrofitted in order to bring an older building up to Code. Filled with on-the-job photos and illustrations, this practical handbook covers safety, problem-solving, inspecting, and repairing outdated, dangerous, and illegal systems. Tips for dealing with authorities and customers are included in this invaluable resource. OLD ELECTRICAL WIRING, SECOND EDITION COVERS: Hazards and benefits Troubleshooting Modified designs and changed practices An esoteric switching layout: the Carter system Unusual and odd equipment and designs Commercial, industrial, and institutional wiring Determining whether to accept, adapt, or uproot Tearing out the old wiring and rewiring older buildings Inspection issues Grandfathering, dating, and historic buildingsChanges in materials because of heat, however, are not by themselves the most likely source of an old-wiring problemaunless there has been severe scorching. Fatigue caused by thermal or other movement is the most common culprit I find, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Old Electrical Wiring: Evaluating, Repairing, and Upgrading Dated Systems|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2010-08-02|