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The Homeowner's DIY Guide to Electrical Wiring

Herres, David

Published by McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics
ISBN 10: 0071844759 / ISBN 13: 9780071844758
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Title: The Homeowner's DIY Guide to Electrical ...

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

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This practical, money-saving guide shows homeowners how to handle home electrical wiring projects correctly, safely, and according to the National Electrical Code so that the work will pass inspections. Num Pages: 336 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: THR; WKDM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 186 x 17. Weight in Grams: 520. . 2014. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780071844758

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A practical, money-saving guide to home electrical wiring

Handle residential wiring projects correctly, safely, and according to the National Electrical Code (NEC). Filled with clear photos and helpful diagrams, The Homeowner?s DIY Guide to Electrical Wiring shows you how to quickly and easily navigate the portions of the NEC that pertain to residential installations.

This hands-on resource covers basic electronics and explains how electrical service progresses through your home. It describes how to install and test electrical systems and lighting, repair appliances and TVs, and upgrade to the latest innovations such as home networking, home automation, and alternate power systems. You?ll learn the procedures used by professional electricians to create the kind of quality work that will pass inspection and add value to your home.

The Homeowner?s DIY Guide to Electrical Wiring shows how to:

  • Protect against fire and shock hazards
  • Track electrical service from the point of connection to the entrance panel
  • Follow NEC requirements for residential projects
  • Work with test equipment and installation tools
  • Use the best techniques for quality electrical work
  • Design and install indoor and outdoor lighting
  • Maintain and repair electrically powered appliances
  • Fix CRT, plasma, and LCD TVs
  • Design a data and communications network and install coax, USB, and Ethernet cabling
  • Install a home automation system
  • Install backup and alternate power systems
  • Work with smart meters

Product Description:

A practical, money-saving guide to handling home electrical wiring and upgrades correctly, safely, and according to the National Electrical Code

The Homeowner?s DIY Guide to Electrical Wiring arms you with the knowledge you need to tackle residential wiring projects and get results that are safe and efficient. The book shows do-it-yourselfers how to quickly and easily navigate the portions of the National Electrical Code that pertain to residential installations.

This hands-on resource covers basic electronics and explains how electrical service progresses downstream to feeders, subpanels, branch circuits, switching, light fixtures, and receptacles. It also addresses networking and home automation topics. You?ll learn the procedures used by professional electricians to create the kind of quality work that will pass inspection and add value to your home.

  • Emphasizes safety by clearly explaining the pitfalls and dangers of residential electrical work
  • Introduces the layperson to the parts of the National Electrical Code that pertain to residential electrical systems so that the work will pass inspections
  • Shows homeowners how to upgrade to the latest innovations in data networking and home automation as well as alternative power, including solar and wind generation
  • Highlights when it?s recommended to hire a professional electrician

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