East TN Division Spring Meeting

NEC Article 555 – Marinas and Boatyards
Selected Changes from the 2014 NEC

Presented by the East TN Division I.A.E.I.

Friday March 10, 2017

Walters State Community College
Lyceum for International Education
inside the Student Services Building
500 S. Davy Crockett Parkway
Morristown, TN


Marinas and Boatyards

The class will mainly consist of an in-depth study of Article 555. As needed a history of code changes will be discussed. There are several new codes for the 2017 Edition that need to be understood. This seminar is designed to help explain both the current and upcoming electrical changes that that are relevant to today’s marinas. Practical examples will be given to help explain the different methods of installing Ground Fault Protection, grounding and bonding, the requirements of the electrical datum plane, approved wiring methods, and more. Both computer graphics and photos will be reviewed to demonstrate the correct and incorrect ways to apply electrical code requirements.

Instructor: Gary D. Loftis, PE
Maffett Loftis Engineering Proffesional Electrical Engineer
Deputy Electrical Inspector – TN
Certified Marine Technician – ABYC

Also: Selected Changes From The 2014 NEC

Hundreds of revisions in the 2014 NEC will have a direct impact on residential, commercial, and industrial installations including four first-time articles that expand Code coverage. Stay informed about the vital changes and expansions with this accurate, authoritative guide from the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and NFPA, the Code source.

Instructor: Chris Ferrell
Senior Electrical Inspector, City of Kingsport
Electrical CodInstructor  Kingsport Adult Education Center

Cost: Only $20.00
Members and Non-members
Registration is at the door

Lunch is on your own. Snacks will be provided at breaks.

Continuing Education: 6 hours

We are an ICC preferred provider.

For questions contact Greg Taylor: 865-755-2542



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