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  • Hi Orleck, Yes there is a number of them...The code book is available as a digital download thru nfpa website...however there is a ton of great stuff on the internet one place is mikeholt.com you can just google his name on his site they offer explanations of codes and also forums as well as tips....I go there once in a while...mainly for all the other things in the electrical world....highly recommend his site very informed instructor....I have seen some of my general contractors use some books that home depot sells as well...get to know chapters 1-4 ( articles 90-480) in the nec ...uglies makes a quick reference...it sites articles (approx $20)...good luck Orleck ....Hey one idea would be maybe incorporating LV LED Strip lighting they have many different colors and there is way less …

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    Hi Orleck, Yes there is a number of them...The code book is available as a digital download thru nfpa website...however there is a ton of great stuff on the internet one place is mikeholt.com you can just google his name on his site they offer explanations of codes and also forums as well as tips....I go there once in a while...mainly for all the other things in the electrical world....highly recommend his site very informed instructor....I have seen some of my general contractors use some books that home depot sells as well...get to know chapters 1-4 ( articles 90-480) in the nec ...uglies makes a quick reference...it sites articles (approx $20)...good luck Orleck ....Hey one idea would be maybe incorporating LV LED Strip lighting they have many different colors and there is way less load and codes on that stuff...best regards...Ted

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  • Hi Oreck,Yes actually manufacturing fixtures with electrical is sometimes required by our fab shops.... for certain jobs.... use of boxes to contain arcs or protect from potential electrocution is still something that is practiced... the use of a metal gangable handy box ... remodel box(s)... mobile home (consider wire volume space requirements as well as device volume )wall box are just a few of the options available to you.. there is also wiremolds in different sizes for the splices in the back of the sockets... having splices contained in a metal or thermo plastic box or raceway is a very smart practice that is required by (national electric code) if a metal raceway is used the grounding comes into play.... chapters 1-4 of the code book covers common wiring methods...Three things to …

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    Hi Oreck,Yes actually manufacturing fixtures with electrical is sometimes required by our fab shops.... for certain jobs.... use of boxes to contain arcs or protect from potential electrocution is still something that is practiced... the use of a metal gangable handy box ... remodel box(s)... mobile home (consider wire volume space requirements as well as device volume )wall box are just a few of the options available to you.. there is also wiremolds in different sizes for the splices in the back of the sockets... having splices contained in a metal or thermo plastic box or raceway is a very smart practice that is required by (national electric code) if a metal raceway is used the grounding comes into play.... chapters 1-4 of the code book covers common wiring methods...Three things to always consider in this situation .... luckily the (nec) wax written by the national fire protection agency so if you think safety it leads you in the right direction...1-enclose splices or electrical wire around combustibles ( wood or framing )2-enclose splices or electrical wire due to personal electrocution3-enclose splices or electrical wire due to connections expanding and contracting in time due heat in the splice from the flow of electricity causing a loose connection which can cause arcs then fires ... the box can contain the heat and sparks from the arcs ....burn time ratings vary on different boxes but I hear half an hour is average but that's full on fire not arcs.... unless they are fire taped with fire putty

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