ICC Officially Recognizes NFPA's National Electrical Code as the Electrical Code for Use with the ICC Family of Codes

09/26/2012
The International Code Council has designated National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 70, National Electrical Code (NEC), as the electrical code for use with the ICC's International Family of Codes or "I-Codes." The set of 15 I-Codes are model building codes used in every state and most jurisdictions. Similarly the NEC, which is developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is the model code used as the basis for electrical regulations throughout the country, and it has been referenced for over 10 years in the I-Codes as an integral part of the building safety framework. "This is another example of premier membership associations working togeth...

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