DEWALT® Electrical Code Reference: Based on the 2011 National Electrical Code, 2nd Edition



Transform complex residential electrical installation requirements into practical, simple, easy-to-understand concepts – all with a tool designed to meet the needs of anyone from the average homeowner to the experienced electrician! The DEWALT ELECTRICAL CODE REFERENCE SECOND EDITION: BASED ON THE 2011 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE examines all aspects of residential wiring, beginning with the rough-in stages and finishing with the final trim out. It explores each room of the house in detail, including receptacle placement, smoke detector installation, stairwells, and crawl spaces. The book's thorough coverage also expands to address grounding and bonding requirements, HVAC circuits, GFCI and AFCI requirements, and even voltage drop calculations. Enhancing this content are the book's powerful features and important learning tools: worksheets to simplify advanced load calculations, clear, straightforward diagrams for wiring devices, and code references that highlight critical NEC® 2011 requirements. The end result is a resource that will set the stage for readers to perform safe, accurate residential wiring installations. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit

Features and Benefits

  • Facilitates understanding with easy-to-find NEC® 2011 references.
  • Provides easy access any time or place that you need it with a sturdy, durable packaging that can withstand weather and site conditions.

What's New

  • Clarifies key processes with easy-to-follow diagrams for the more complicated installations.

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American Contractor's Exam Services

American Contractors Exam Services has successfully prepared candidates for state required licensing exams since 1991. A team of full time instructors comprises field experience, training expertise, and formal education to formulate an effective and dynamic approach to concisely present pertinent test information in a seminar format. The seminars are conducted throughout the United States utilizing multi-media and interactive technology.