Whether it’s codes, standards, or general knowledge, having a deep understanding of these topics will increase your value and keep you compliant.
While there is no substitute for hands-on experience, if you have credentials and understand the intricacies of electrical code, you will be able to negotiate much hire salaries and bid on certain jobs.
NFPA 70, National Electrical Code (NEC) is the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards.
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We ran a poll on the Low Voltage Nation Facebook Group to see which are the essentials.
And we had some good feedback from the members:
NFPA 70 is the most important since there is licensure and legal requirements around it.
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