Significant Changes to the NEC 2011 Edition

  • AUTHOR: National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee
  • ISBN-13: 9781111135539 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 416 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008, 2005
  • ©2011     Published
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About The Product

The National Electrical Code® is the most widely recognized and accepted electrical standard in the world. Every three years the NEC® is updated to reflect the newest installation practices utilized by the electrical industry, bringing about hundreds of changes to the code. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO THE NEC® – 2011 EDITION aims to identify and analyze those changes in a way that cuts through the maze of jargon to hone in on key updates that will affect electrical installations. For maximum comprehension, the book is arranged to follow the general layout of the NEC®. Each change is also accompanied by an illustration, as well as background information and a discussion of the significance of the change. As the most comprehensive code change book on the market, this resource will prove invaluable to electricians, electrical contractors, electrical inspectors, electrical engineers, and anyone who needs to understand the most important updates in the NEC® 2011. 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


  • Updated to the National Electrical Code® 2011.
  • Actual text from the code is included to show how changes are incorporated, with any deletions, revisions, or new code content marked with vivid icons for easy identification.
  • Color-coded chapters match the NEC® 2011 article sections for quick and straightforward referencing.
  • Change Summaries provided for each change give a brief synopsis of the more detailed “Significance of the Change” section.
  • Detailed table of contents sections for the book and each chapter helps the reader to find topics of interest quickly.
  • Sequence numbers on the bottom of each code change provide an additional reference for the “Report on Proposals” and “Report on Comments” sections available online.
  • Authored by a well-respected code expert who is directly involved in the code-making process so users can feel confident they are getting information and analysis from top sources.

About the Contributor

  • National Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee

    NJATC develops and standardizes training for National Electrical Contractors Association and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which represents more than 780,000 members working in a wide variety of fields around North America.

New to this Edition

  • State-of-the-art diagrams and photographs clearly illustrate important changes and explain sections that may be otherwise confusing.