Electrical Articles

Category Construction Term Glossary
Electrical Articles
  • Electrical Layout Residential
  • The House Blueprint Term Electrical Plan is a detailed drawing of all outlets,
    lights, and switches in a house. The house plans will show the location of the
    outside service, inside panel, and any disconnects.
  • Residential NEC Code
  • Phase wire in a circuit may be black, red, orange (high leg delta) insulated wire,
    sometimes other colors, but   never green, gray, or white (whether these are
    solid colors or stripes).
  • Wiring Methods
  • Most circuits in the modern North American home and light commercial
    construction are wired with non-metallic sheathed cable designated type (often
    referred to by the brand name Romex).