NFPA offers free preview of 2011 NEC

Those who want an early look at the 2011 edition of the National Electrical Code can sign up for a one-day preview of the website courtesy of the National Fire Protection Association.

According to a statement, necplus offers users access to various NEC content including Q&A articles, staff commentary, diagrams and pictures of the code in use, and UL White Book links. NFPA says that the 2011 NEC contains hundreds of changes that will affect electrical installations.

"The release of the 2011 edition of the NEC is highly anticipated by everyone involved with electrical installations because it sets the standard for safety," said Mark Earley, NFPA’s chief electrical engineer. "We wanted to offer everyone who depends on this information an opportunity to be the first to preview the full document, before the printed version is available."

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