That's why, especially if you're not an electrician, you need the clear, well-ordered guidance in this book-the same one you may have seen in your father's toolbox. Now fully updated to cover home networking and other 21st century developments, this all-new edition gives you the guidelines, rules, and step-by-step instructions you need to do the job safely and with confidence.
â Understand how to use the National Electrical Code (NEC) and meet its requirements
â Install a safe electrical service entrance and branch circuits
â Use the appropriate cables, wires, conduits, and boxes for your home's needs
â Find specialized information about electric heating, mobile home wiring, and other unique applications
â Learn to install wiring for cable TV, telephones, broadband Internet, home networks, and security systems
â Be able to make accurate load calculations