Significant Changes Based on
the 2008 NEC
By: Patrick S. Ouillette
Significant Changes is intended
to familiarize students with the major changes contained in the
2008 National Electrical Code® and
includes only the most significant revisions.
Through the headings at the beginning of each
Code change addressed in the textbook, students will easily identify
the section affected by the change and the specific subject being
The “Significance” section contains
information about the type of change and highlights its importance.
The “Analysis” section includes an explanation
to help students understand the revised language, its background,
and the logic of the change.
Graphics, photographs, examples, and
calculations are used to illustrate the change and to enhance
learning. The “Summary” section is a brief statement of the change.
Where a code change involves new or updated technology, pertinent
information is included under the “Technical Update” section.
The application questions within the textbook
are designed to assist the student in applying the new code
revisions in practice, and can be used by the instructor to assess
- Wiring and Protection
- Special Equipment
- Special Conditions
- Communications Systems
216 pages 8-1/2 x 11in.