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NECA 303-2019 Standard for Installing Closed-Circuit Television Systems (CCTV)

This standard describes installation procedures for new closed-circuit television (CCTV) system equipment installed for video surveillance and for protection of building interiors, building perimeter, and surrounding property.

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NECA 120-2018 Standard for Installing Armored Cable (Type AC) and Type Metal-Clad (MC) Cable

This standard covers the identification, selection and installation of Type AC and Type MC cables, which are used for electrical wiring for residential, commercial and industrial occupancies.

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Code Question of the Daytextbook

  • Tuesday, July 27, 2021
    CQD 7/27/2021

    Good Day CQD,

    Is a post light (120 volts) required in front of a residential dwelling? If it is, is it required to be GFCI protected?

    Paul Henderson

  • Monday, July 26, 2021
    CQD 7/26/2021
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