National Electrical Installation Standards

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018


Re: CQD answer published June 14, 2018 & June 27, -TIA Process

The response regarding TIA’s has some good information but in some jurisdictions may not be entirely accurate. This came up in our area recently where an electrician wanted to use a TIA and the inspector was not allowing it. Our county attorney reviewed the legislation accepting the 2017 code and the wording was that the code was accepted “as amended”.  He determined that this made TIA’s enforceable unless the county commissioners took specific action to exempt them.

Thanks for helping to keep the members of our trade informed.

Don Haskin



Hey Don thanks for the additional information, and the kind words. It's interesting that the NEC adoption legislation in your area included any possible future amendments. Often the adoption is specific to the wording at the time of adoption.

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