First introduced in the 1999 edition of the National Electric Code, AFCIs were required for bedroom receptacle outlets, and in every code cycle since their introduction, the protection requirements have expanded. Today, AFCI breakers are required in almost all locations in the
History Frank Adam Electric, a manufacturer of electrical panels and circuit breakers, was founded in 1891 as part of the Blacker and Adam Watch Company in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1928, a young sales manager named Emile Zinsmeyer took charge of Frank Adam Electric’s western
As a licensed home inspector and construction coach I’m familiar with AFCI protection. I want homeowners to understand what it is, and why it’s so important. To keep this topic in perspective, it’s best to start with your local building code compliance
If you attempt this type inspection on your own – first and foremost…please be careful – it requires you to know and understand where you’re walking in the attic. If you live in the Jackson, Mississippi metro and need help identifying this
Safety is the critical factor here. It’s vitally important CSST, like other potentially conductive systems — including rigid black pipe — be properly bonded to the structure’s grounding network.