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Tuesday, July 25, 2023 
8:00 am – 5:00 pm CDT (including a 60-min. break)

Presented by Chad Kurdi

Chapter 1, General                                                                                                                                  

  • New Articles  
  • Articles Global changes 
  • Article 90 Scope  Article 100 Definitions
  • Article 110.3 – 110.34 Requirements for Electrical Installation                   

Chapter 2, Wiring and Protection  

  • Article 220.70 – 220.120: Branch circuits Feeders, & Service Calculations                       
  • Article 225.41 – 225.61: Outside Branch Circuits and Feeders  
  • Article 230.43 – 230.212: Services  
  • Article 235.1 – 235.412: Branch Circuits, Feeders, and Services Over 1000V ac, 1500V dc 
  • Article 240.2 – 240.100: Overcurrent Protection Article
  • Article 242.2 – 242.9: Overvoltage Protection
  • Article 245.2 – 245.27: Overcurrent Protection for Systems Rated Over 1000V ac, 1500V dc  
  • Article 250.3 – 250.148: Grounding and Bonding  

Chapter 3, Wiring Methods and Materials                  

  • Article 300.2 – 300.26: General Requirements for Wiring Methods and Materials 
  • Article 305.1 – 300.15:  Article 305 General Requirements for Wiring Methods and Materials for Systems Rated Over 1000 Volts ac, 1500 Volts dc, Nominal  
  • Article 310.10 – 310.16: Conductors for General Wiring  
  • Article 312.10 – 310.102: Cabinets, Cutout Boxes, and Meter Socket Enclosures 
  • Article 314.5 – 314.104: Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies
  • Article 315.10 – 315.60: Medium Voltage Conductors, Cable, Cable Joints, and Cable Terminations  
  • Article 320.23: Armored Cable   
  • Article 322.56: Flat Cable Assemblies: Type FC  
  • Article 330.112: Metal-Clad Cable: Type MC  
  • Article 334.10: Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable: Types NM and NMC  
  • Article 335: Instrumentation Tray Cable: Type ITC  
  • Article 340.10: Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cable: Type UF  
  • Article 342.20: Intermediate Metal Conduit (IMC)  
  • Article 344 .28: Rigid Metal Conduit (RMC)  
  • Article 348.2: Flexible Metal Conduit (FMC)  
  • Article  350.2: Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit (LFMC)  
  • Article 352.10 – 352.44: Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride Conduit (PVC)  
  • Article 356.10: Liquidtight Flexible Nonmetallic Conduit (LFNC)  
  • Article 358: Electrical Metallic Tubing: Type EMT  
  • Article 366.10: Auxiliary Gutters  
  • Article 369.1 – 369.120: Insulated Bus Pipe (IBP)/Tubular Covered Conductors (TCC) Systems  
  • Article 371.1 – 371.120: Article 371: Flexible Bus Systems  
  • Article 392.10: Cable Trays  
  • Article 393.6: Low-Voltage Suspended Ceiling Power Distribution Systems 
  • Article 395.1 – 395.30: Outdoor Overhead Conductors over 1000 Volt  
  • Article 398.15: Open wiring on Insulators  

Chapter 4, Equipment for General Use               

  • Article 400.40 – 400.52: Flexible Cords and Flexible Cables  
  • Article 404. 1 – 404.30: Switches   
  • Article 406.2 – 406.12: Receptacles, Cord Connectors, and Attachment Plugs (Caps)  
  • Article 408.2 – 408.42: Switchboards, Switchgear, and Panelboards  
  • Article 409.60 – 409.70: Industrial Control Panels 
  • Article 410.2 – 410.198: Luminaires, Lamp holders, and Lamps 6 slides 
  • Article 422.16 – 422.18: Appliances  
  • Article 424.48 – 424.66: Fixed Electric Space Heating Equipment  
  • Article 426.28: Fixed Outdoor Electric Deicing and Snow-Melting Equipment  
  • Article 430.2 – 430.204: Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers  
  • Article 440.8 – 440.14: Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Equipment  
  • Article 445.18 – 445.19: Generators Emergency Shutdown of Prime Mover 
  • Article 450.43: Transformers and Transformer Vaults (Including Secondary Ties)  
  • Article 460.24: Capacitors  
  • Article 470: Resistors and Reactors 
  • Article 495.1 – 495.74: Equipment Over 1000 Volts ac, 1500 Volts dc, Nominal    

Chapter 5, Special Occupancies  

  • Article 500 – 504: Hazardous (Classified) Locations, Classes I, II, & III, Divisions 1 and 2   
  • Article 505.9 – 505.16: Zone 0, 1, and 2 Locations  
  • Article 512.1 – 512.32: Cannabis Oil Equipment and Cannabis Oil Systems Using Flammable Materials.  
  • Article 514.7: Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities 514.7 Wiring & Equipment Above Hazardous Locations.  
  • Article 515.10: Bulk Storage Plants  
  • Article 517.1 – 517.30: Heath Care Facilities  
  • Article 518.2 – 518.5: Assembly Occupancies  
  • Article 520.53: Theaters, Motion Picture & Television Studios & Audience Areas  
  • Article 530.1: Motion Picture and Television Studios and Remote Locations  
  • Article 547.1 – 547.44: Agricultural Buildings 
  • Article 550.32: Mobile Homes, Manufactured Homes, and Mobile Home Parks  
  • Article 551.3 – 551.77: Recreational Vehicles and RV Parks  
  • Article 555.4 – 555.38: Marinas, Boatyards, Floating Buildings & Docking Facilities  
  • Article 590.4: Temporary Installation  

Chapter 6, Special Equipment  

  • Article 600.5 – 600.35: Electric Signs and Outline Lighting  
  • Article 620.12 – 620.36: Elevators Dumbwaiters, Moving Walks & Platforms  
  • Article 625.40 – 625.49: Electric Vehicle Power Transfer System 
  • Article 630.8 – 630.13: Electric Welders  
  • Article 670.5: Industrial Machinery 
  • Article 680.5 – 680.83: Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations   
  • Article 690.1 – 690.31: Solar Voltaic (PV) systems 
  • Article 695.1 – 695.2: Fire Pumps  

Chapter 7, Special Conditions  

  • Article 700.2 701.2, 702.2, 708.2: Global Change reconditioned  
  • Article 700.3 – 700.12: Emergency Systems 
  • Article 701.4 – 701.12: Legally Required Standby Systems  
  • Article 705.5 – 705.50: Interconnected Electric Power Production Sources  
  • Article 706.7: Energy Storage Systems 
  • Article 708.7: Critical Operations Power Systems (COPS)  
  • Article 722: Cables for Power-Limited Circuits and Fault-Managed Power Circuits 
  • Article 726.1 – 726.144: Class 4 Fault-Managed Power Systems  
  • Article 726: Explanatory Video Class 4 Circuits U Tube 
  • Article 760.136: Fire Alarm Systems  

Chapter 8, Communications Systems  

  • Article 800.179: General Requirements for Communications Systems  
  • Article 805.170: Communications Circuits 
  • Article 840.160: Premises-Powered Broadband Communications Systems  

Chapter 9, Tables  

  • Table 13: Equipment Suitable for Hazardous (Classified) Locations 


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Professional Engineers
8.0 PDHs

8.0 HSW CE Hours

8.0 HSW LUs

International Code Council
.8 CEUs (Electrical


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 8.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 8.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states that allow this learning method. 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 8.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .8 CEUs in the specialty area of Electrical (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

8.0 HSW LUs (AIA) )


Chad Kurdi, P.E.

Electrical Engineering Discipline Lead, Partner at BKV Group in Minneapolis

Mr. Kurdi has been serving the electrical industry for over 30 years as engineer, electrician and trainer. Mr. Kurdi has engineered (design, specify and analyze) government buildings (police stations, sheriff’s offices, fire stations, city halls, court houses, libraries and jails), housing buildings (affordable, senior, assisted living, memory care, adaptable use and student), hospitals, data centers, sport arenas, commercial office buildings, water/wastewater treatment plants and electric utility distribution and substations. Mr. Kurdi’s electrician experience includes estimating, laying out, wiring, installing and maintaining electrical systems for residential and commercial buildings. He has developed and taught thousands of seminar hours over the years at Dunwoody College of Technology, Minnesota Electrical Association, IEEE and others. The seminars include NEC Code, electrician’s exam, MV system, electrical wiring, apprenticeship, estimation, electrical design, Revit MEP and project management. Mr. Kurdi holds a bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering and a master’s degree in Adult Education. He is a registered electrical engineer (PE) in 37 states. He holds a Class A master electrician license from the State of Minnesota. Currently, Mr. Kurdi is a senior electrical engineer and department head at BKV Group (A&E firm with offices in Chicago, Dallas, DC & Minneapolis). Mr. Kurdi served as NCEL board member (Jan 2021 – present), IAEI MN Chapter president (Jan 2018 – Jan 2023), chair of IEEE Twin Cities PES/IAS (Aug 2019 – Jan 2023), and Minnesota State Board of Electricity member (Jan 2018 – Jan 2020).

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: 2023 National Electrical Code Update

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This eight-hour course analyzes the changes and updates to the National Electrical Code effective in 2023. The course includes chapters 1-9 and examines over 70 specific articles of the code.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to analyze Chapter 2 of the National Electrical Code, including branch circuits, feeders, overcurrent protection, grounding and bonding, and focus on relevant updates.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to comply with Chapter 3 of the National Electrical Code and its updates impacting conductors for general wiring, armored cables, rigid metal conduits, cable trays, insulated bus pipe and more.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to reference updates to Chapter 4 of the National Electrical Code, specifically to switches, receptacles, appliances, air-conditioning, transformers, capacitors, resistors and more.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss updates to Chapter 5 of the National Electrical Code, such as those impacting motor fuel dispensing facilities, health care facilities, assembly occupancies, agricultural buildings and more.

LUs: 8.0                                                                                             LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with electrical design

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 05/18/2026

Complaint Resolution Policy:

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Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $329.00

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