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Wiring a House
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Current with codes through 2017: For Pros By Pros: Builder Tested / Code-Approved

Updated classic. Wiring a House: 5th Edition, is a must-have reference on home wiring – essential for homeowners, electricians, and apprentices. You'll find all the information is updated to the latest electrical code and contains significant revisions that impact residential work, including:

  • Expanded AFCI and GFCI protection in homes
  • New approaches to ensure the safety of photovoltaic (PV) electrical systems
  • New methods to distribute low voltage power
  • New DC provisions designed to save energy lost in conversion from AC
  • Updated to the 2014 NEC (current through 2017)

Written in plain language. Author Rex Cauldwell shares his wealth of experience in a simple, straightforward manner. He covers all the basics from idiot-proof advice on how to keep track of your tools ― cart them in bins in a little red wagon ― to the highly technical aspects of wiring, and tried-and-true industry tips.

Current and accurate information. Wiring a House is a comprehensive guide written by a master electrician with over 37 years of experience. An indispensable reference for keeping pros up-to-date, it also provides apprentices and homeowners an accessible reference with the latest information:

  • 350 full-color photographs
  • 120 instructive illustrations
  • Plus information on lighting, inverters, and electrical vehicle chargers.

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from Taunton Pr (November 1, 1996)
9781561581139 | details & prices | 226 pages | 8.25 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $34.95
About: Covers tools, materials, safety, service panels and subpanels, grounding, switches, fixtures, appliances, and electrical code requirements
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The price comparison is for this edition
5th edition from Taunton Pr (October 28, 2014)
9781627106740 | details & prices | 364 pages | 9.50 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | 2.76 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Current with codes through 2017: For Pros By Pros: Builder Tested / Code-Approved Updated classic.
3 revised edition from Taunton Pr (February 5, 2008)
9781561589425 | details & prices | 330 pages | 9.00 × 11.00 × 0.75 in. | 2.55 lbs | List price $24.95
Rev upd edition from Taunton Pr (August 1, 2002)
9781561585274 | details & prices | 256 pages | 8.50 × 10.75 × 0.50 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $24.95
from Taunton Pr (January 1, 2002)
9781561583324 | details & prices | 7.75 × 9.75 × 0.60 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $24.95

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