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National Electric Code and Solar Electric Systems.
Posted on Nov 16, 2008
What’s the National Electric Code (NEC) all about? You’ve probably heard this term if your considering to install solar panels yourself. The code refers to the United Standards for the safe installation of wiring and electrical equipment. The NEC is part of the fire code and is written by National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) the comprehensive and authoritative safety standard includes best pratices for solar electric systems.
If you are considering installing solar electric system yourself or want to learn more about the saftey standards of installing solar pv systems, you should use the 2005 NEC code as a starting point in your jorney. You can download the NEC 2oo5, through this link.