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National Electrical Code Pocket Guide to Residential Electrical Installations 2020

Product Code/ISBN: PGNECR20

Perform safer and more accurate residential electrical installations by referencing the NEC Pocket Guide for the most essential NEC requirements.

NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code® (NEC®), is a complex document that deals with intricate topics and procedures. The NEC Pocket Guide to Residential Electrical Installations is developed to meet the daily needs of electrical contractors and installers in the residential construction field.

Based on the 2020 edition of the NEC, this handy pocket guide provides a quick reference to frequently used requirements for projects in one-, two-, and multiple-family dwellings. You’ll find relevant installation subject matter extracted from the NEC and conveniently arranged in the logical sequence of a routine construction project.

The NEC Pocket Guide to Residential Electrical Installations features a new 4ʺ x 6ʺ size for excellent portability, as well as thumb tabs that allow for easier navigation.

The NEC Pocket Guide includes conduit and tubing fill tables and other practical tools for contractors and installers, in addition to cutting-edge NEC requirements for:

Temporary electrical power

Service and feeder load calculations

Panelboards and disconnects

Overcurrent protection


Boxes and enclosures

Cables and raceways

Wiring methods and conductors

Branch circuits




Plus scores of other applications

Bring the electrical information you need wherever your work takes you.

Take confidence you’re prepared for the electrical challenges and safety hazards of tomorrow, today, with this compact reference developed by the experts who helped create the code.