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8:00 – 8:30 am CDT
Morning Session
8:30 – 11:45 am CDT
11:45 am – 12:45 pm CDT
Afternoon Session
12:45 – 4:00 pm CDT


Presented by:
Rick Chambers

Goals & Objectives, Errata and New Features, Types of Changes,
Article 90 – Changes in the Scope
Chapter 1, General
Installation of cables and conductors
Marking requirements for disconnects
Working space requirements

Chapter 2, Wiring and Protection
GFCI requirements for dwellings and non-dwellings
New AFCI requirements for non-dwellings
Restrictions on reconditioning of equipment
Receptacle spacing rules
Load calculations
Expansion of barrier requirements
Surge protection for dwellings
New restriction on number of main disconnects
Outdoor emergency disconnect for dwellings
New Article 242, Overvoltage Protection
New requirements and restrictions on grounding and bonding of services and equipment
Grounding and bonding of metal piping systems and metal building frames

Chapter 3, Wiring Methods and Materials
Clarification of IMC, RMC, and EMT use
Extensive reorganization of Article 310
New Article 311, Medium Voltage Cable
New requirements for boxes, box fill, and cable support
New Article 337, Type P Cable
Multioutlet assemblies
Cable tray installation

Chapter 4, Equipment for General Use
Switches and receptacles
Panelboard installations
Fault current marking
AC and refrigeration equipment

Chapter 5, Special Occupancies
Hazardous locations
Commercial garages
Motor fuel dispensing facilities
Aircraft hangers
Health care facilities
Assembly occupancies
Carnivals, circuses, and fairs
Agricultural buildings
Mobile and manufactured homes
Boatyards, marinas, and floating buildings
Temporary installations

Chapter 6, Special Equipment
New rules for elevator pit receptacles and sump pumps
Electrical vehicle power transfer systems
New requirement for IT room underfloor cables
New requirements for pools
Bonding for fountains
Natural and artificially made bodies of water
Solar PV systems
Fuel cells
Fire pumps

Chapter 7, Special Conditions
Emergency and standby systems
Interconnected power production systems
Energy storage systems
Critical operations power systems
DC microgrids
Class 1, 2, and 3 remote control and signaling
Fire alarm systems
Optical Fiber Cables

Chapter 8, Communications Systems
New Article 800, General Requirements for Communications Systems

Chapter 9, Tables and Annexes


 Webinar Instructions

All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers
6.0 PDHs

Architects    (AIA credits are only available for attending the live Webinar)
6.0 HSW CE Hours

International Code Council
.6 CEUs (Electrical)


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 6.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.0 HSW contact hours to architects in all states. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty area of Electrical (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Rick Chambers

Chambers Electric, Inc. Iowa City, IA

Mr. Chambers is a State of Iowa Electrical Examining Board approved instructor and a licensed Class A master electrician with more than 47 years of experience in all areas of the trade. Teaching is one of his greatest passions and he loves passing on knowledge and skills to others. He taught electrical apprentices for the Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa for 30 years. Mr. Chambers currently teaches classes on the National Electrical Code Update, license exam preparation, grounding and bonding, electrical theory, electric motors, transformers, motor controls, health care facilities wiring, troubleshooting, residential wiring, commercial and industrial wiring, agricultural wiring, ampacity calculations, conduit and box sizing calculations, voltage drop calculations, commercial service calculations, overcurrent protection, the NEC for PV installers, swimming pool wiring, and arc flash safety. He has taught classes for seven Iowa community colleges, many Iowa industries, the University of Iowa, UI Hospitals and Clinics, the VA Medical Center, and private classes for electrical contractors. Mr. Chambers is also a past president and past membership chair of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, Iowa Chapter. On an unrelated note, He is a two-time inductee into the Iowa Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: 2020 National Electrical Code Update

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines National Electrical Code 2020 provisions found in Chapters 1-9 covering requirements for electrical installations, wiring and protection, grounding and bonding, wiring methods and materials, equipment, special occupancies, special equipment, special equipment, special conditions, communication circuits, and tables.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss requirements for electrical installations, including clearances and free space requirements around equipment, under the 2020 NEC.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss compliance standards for wiring protection, grounding and bonding in Chapter 2 of the 2020 NEC.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference and discuss compliance standards for wiring methods, equipment for general use and special occupancies from Chapters 3, 4, and 5 of the 2020 NEC

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain compliance standards for special equipment, special conditions, and communication circuits, and conductor fill and raceway calculations, per 2020 NEC requirements.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with electrical systems

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 03/03/2025

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $329.00

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