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Master The NEC - PODCAST

Listen as Nationally Recognized Electrical Code Experts interpret and explain in technical detail the various chapters, sections, parts, and line items of the National Electrical Code. If you struggle with technical jargon then follow me and consider joining our Fast Trax® Family. We have introduced (2) new affordable NEC Learning Programs to teach you the National Electrical Code. Visit our website at https://fasttraxsystem.com for more details.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.

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Master The NEC - Tonight Live
FASTTRAXSYSTEM.COM LIVE TONIGHTBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
08:58 29/05/2024
Master The NEC - CMECP Program
What does the CMECP Program mean and why should all Master Electricians consider the program.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
16:54 28/05/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 181| Dryer Calculations, Two to Six Service Disconnects in Cali
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is when to use the nameplate or 5KW for dryer calculations depending on the standard or optional method of calculating the load for a service. We also tackle the issue of the 2-6 disconnect rule in 230.71 in the 2020 National Electrical Code for an inspector in California.If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
30:21 26/05/2024
Master The NEC - Webinar Announcement
Announced WebinarBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
15:15 23/05/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 180| Voltage, Current, Resistance, and Power Relationships
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is the relationship of direct and inverse proportion to voltage, current, resistance, and power when using Ohm Law and Power Formulas. Now, I am not the BEST at electrical theory so I will try and break it down into understandable analogies to help hammer the principles home. If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
34:57 20/05/2024
Ask Paul | 3 Wire Service or 4 Wire Service
So, yet again, more misleading information circulates on Social Media. Now, you have a guy acting like a 4 Wire Service is a thing to single family dwellings in the Ozarks. Well, let's chat about it.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
17:02 15/05/2024
Ask Paul | Kitchen Circuit Confusion
Let's talk about kitchen circuits and the confusion some have with branch circuits.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
12:22 14/05/2024
Master The NEC - MOBILE PODCAST
Paul is mobileBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
12:28 09/05/2024
Ask Paul | Facebook Hacks say TAPS
Hey Paul - Some of the hacks on Facebook say the EGC can be smaller than what is dictated in 250.122(A) and Table 250.122. Are they right?Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
18:01 08/05/2024
Ask Paul | What are EGC's vs EBJ's
Listen to this mobile episode to learn the difference when it comes to the connection from the EGC's spliced in a junction box to the receptacle or where applicable switchesBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
07:44 07/05/2024
Ask Paul | What are EGC's vs EBJ's
Listen to this mobile episode to learn the difference when it comes to the connection from the EGC's spliced in a junction box to the receptacle or where applicable switchesBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
04:51 07/05/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 179| Multiple Circuits and EGCs and Feeder Disconnect Ratings
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is the use of multiple EGC’s or a single EGC for multiple branch circuits and Disconnect Ratings for Detached Structures or Buildings supplied by a feeder. If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
28:07 05/05/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 178| 2023 NEC Optional Method Calculation for Schools 220.86
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is about how to calculate the service or feeder load calculations for a school using the optional method in 220.86 of the 2023 National Electrical Code.If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
22:44 01/05/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 177| Transformer Loading and Basic Ampacity Calculations
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is how to calculate the primary and secondary amperes for a single phase as we as three-phase transformers. We will also discuss loading a transformer and a basic calculation that how that takes place. As always podcasts can be hard to follow so make sure you listen first and then come back later with a pen and paper and work on some of the examples discussed in this episode. If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
28:22 30/04/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 176 | How to Find the Horsepower Using Formulas
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is how to find the Horsepower in DC, and Single and Three Phase exam questions that are simply trying to find a horsepower value. As always, podcasts can be hard to follow so make sure you listen first and then come back later with a pen and paper and work on some of the examples discussed in this episode. If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
21:17 30/04/2024
Ask Paul | Retroactive Code Rules
Many people ask if an inspector can force me to redo an install years later when the NEC changes. What can I do.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
15:13 30/04/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 175 | How to Find the Amps Using Formulas
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is how to perform ampere calculations when factors such as Horsepower, Kilowatts, Voltages, Power Factors, and so forth are given in terms of a question on an exam that simply wants to know the ampere values of a specific question. As always, podcasts can be hard to follow so make sure you listen first and then come back later with a pen and paper and work on some of the examples discussed in this episode. If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
29:39 29/04/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 174 | Series and Parallel Combination Calculations
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is about how to perform Series and Parallel Circuit calculations. In this episode, we will talk about how to find the amps, ohms (resistance), and voltage calculations in combination series and parallel circuits. As always, podcasts can be hard to follow so make sure you listen first and then come back later with a pen and paper and work on some of the examples discussed in this episode. If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
28:40 29/04/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 173 | Parallel Circuit Formula Calculations
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is to discuss how to perform Parallel Circuit calculations. In this episode, we will talk about how to find the amps, ohms (resistance), and voltage calculations in parallel circuits. Now as always, podcasts can be hard to follow so make sure you listen first and then come back later with a pen and paper and work on some of the examples discussed in this episode.If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planeBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
39:09 29/04/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 172 | Series Circuit Formula Calculations
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is about how to perform Series Circuit calculations. In this episode, we will talk about how to find the amps, ohms (resistance), and voltage calculations in series circuits. Now as always, podcasts can be hard to follow so make sure you listen first and then come back later with a pen and paper and work on some of the examples discussed in this episode.If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
28:02 28/04/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 171 | Ohms Law Formula’s Explained
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is how to perform Ohm's law calculations. In this episode, we will discuss finding the amps, ohms (resistance), and voltage calculations. As always, podcasts can be hard to follow so make sure you listen first and then come back later with a pen and paper and work on some of the examples discussed in this episode. If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
30:26 28/04/2024
Ask Paul | MC Cable vs AC Cable
Paul explains the key differences in MC Cable vs AC Cable in this short mobile podcast edition.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
17:06 25/04/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 170 | Optional Method Calculations for All Electric Restaurant
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is how to perform a calculation for an all-electric restaurant. This is something that has been seen on many electrical exams and is a calculation that is very easy if you know the steps. If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
25:53 21/04/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 169 | Accounting for EVSE Loads in Calculations 2023 NEC
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is about how Electrical Vehicle Charging loads are taken into account in load calculation. We will look at the way the 2023 National Electrical Code gives us new direction as well as looking at what the 2020 NEC said and how it would have been applied before the 2023 NEC.If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
20:30 21/04/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 168 | Specific Luminaire Locations – Wet, Damp, Bathtubs, Etc.
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is the locations of luminaries in specific locations, such as wet or damp locations and in proximity to bathtubs and showers. If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
22:46 21/04/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 167 | Reidentification of Grounded Conductors in Multiconductor Cables
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is the reidentification of a conductor in a multiconductor cable for use as the grounded conductor as permitted in 200.6(E) Exception 1. There are folks on social media who are spreading false information as to how this rule is to be applied. So, since Paul Abernathy was in the room when this was being discussed on NFPA Code Making Panel 5, here is Paul’s take on the requirement. If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
20:31 21/04/2024
Let’s Ask Paul | Episode 166 | Receptacles in Islands, Extra Circuits to Garage, and Texas Masters Calcs
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO, and Founder of Electrical Code Academy, Inc., the leading electrical educator in the country, as he answers more questions from the Let’s Ask Paul Portal over at www.PaulAbernathy.com.In this episode, Paul will tackle the questions submitted by a listener. The topic covered in this episode is the change in the 2023 NEC for receptacles at islands and peninsular locations and you can install optional receptacle outlets if you desire. We also talk about running additional branch circuits to a detached structure and what the NEC permits, and lastly what are some of the calculations to consider for a Master Electricians exam, specifically the Texas Master Electrician Exam. If you are looking to learn more about the National Electrical Code, for electrical exam preparation, or to better your knowledge of the NEC then visit https://fasttraxsystem.com for all the electrical code training you will ever need by the leading electrical educator in the country with the best NEC learning program on the planet.Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
43:29 21/04/2024
Ask Paul | Are Aluminum Conductors Bad
We get this question alot based on historical data and fear mongering. So, is Aluminum bad?Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
18:09 18/04/2024
Master The NEC - Just Calculations Series
Listen as Paul Abernathy, CEO and Founder, talks about the latest press release about FastTraxTube.com and all the changes that will come to that revolutionary video centric platform and other opportunities for freelance creators. If you want to see what Fast Trax Tube looks like, visit FastTraxTube.comBecome a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
16:07 17/04/2024
Ask Paul | Errors in the NEC Examples?
Errors in the NEC?Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/master-the-nec-podcast--1083733/support.
14:23 10/04/2024

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