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Alr-conditloning, circuit installation. 198, 200,202-204, 220 circuit map. 160

evaluating electrical loads, 148-151 planning circuits, 147 AL-CU wire rating. 22, 44. 63 Aluminum wire, 21-22, 24 cleaning, 57, 72 identifying. 22 receptacle for. 63 switches lor. 44 American Wire Gauge (AWG) system, 21 Ampacity. 176 circuit breaker amperage, 192 wire gauge/wattage load, 177 Amperage rating, main service rating, 138, 140,191 of appliances. 34-35 of circuits, 26-28, 32. 143 of receptacles. 63, 66 of switches. 44

subpanel feeder breaker rating. 195 Appliances, amperage ratings, 34-35

cable for, 176

circuit maps, 159-162

circuits. 10-11,27-28

common problems. 43, 63

evaluating electrical loads. 34-35,148-151

extension cords for, 131

fuses. 27-28

kitchen circuits, 226-233

plugs. 96

receptacles for, 66, 68 split-circuit wiring for, 64-65 voltage, 10 % wattage ratings, 34-35 wire size, 21

see also: Small-appliance circuits, specific appliances Arcing. 38. 62, 128. 132, 134 Armored cable, 17,20. 64. 84,127 Audio module, mounting and connecting, 291 terminals, 272 binding posts, 277 distribution modules. 275 speaker wire, 276

system, installing recessed speakers. 286 Automatic switch, 51. 55

Baseboard heater, 114-115.198-203 circuit map. 161 evaluating electrical loads, 151 installing circuit. 172.181, 204, 225 planning circuits. 147 testing and repairing, 114-115 Basement wiring, 154, 204 conduit lor wiring, 184-185 electrical boxes for, 170,186 receptacle recommendations, 142 wiring a laundry, 188-189

wiring water heater, 189 Bathroom wiring, 198-203, 218-219 codes. 145 GFCI receptacles required. 142,155. 173. 205

installing vent tan. 204-205. 208-211 switch locations. 175 Bedroom wiring. 200-204, assessing needs, 278 codes, 145

smoke alarm. 198. 203-204. 223 Bell wire, 216 Black wire, see: Hot wire Blower-heater. 116-117. 200, 204-205 installing. 172. 206, 224 testing and repairing. 116-117 Blown fuse, replacing, 29

see also: Fuse Branch circuits, 190-191 Breaker box, 13,27

see also: Service panel Buried wire, see: Underground teeder cable Bus bars in circuit breaker panel. 190-191, 196-197

Cable, 21,176-177 anchoring, 124 assessing needs, 278 attaching F-connectors to coaxial, 285 attaching RJ45 plug to UTP, 285 Category 5, phone/data, 276 Category 6, coaxial, 276 common codes, 144 common problems, 124-125 fiber-optic. 276 grades of, 278 home network system, 276 troubleshooting, 292-293 protecting from nails, 142 routing, 279, 284, 291 stripping, 23 types, 7,17,20-22,276 see also: Coaxial cable. Feeder cable, NM cable, UF cable Cable clamp. 36. 39. 125 Cable ripper, 19, 23,168, 178-180,192.

196. 210, 262 Cable sheathing, 20-21. 39 Cable splice. 36-37

installing electrical box, 38-39 Cable television jack, 199.201. 203-204 cable to connect jacks, 176 installing, 198. 205-206, 216 wiring symbol, 153 Camera modules, 275

mounting and connecting, 291 Ceiling fan/light fixture, 198-199.203-204 circuit maps. 165 electrical boxes for. 170-171,174 installing, 143, 206-207, 221-222 wiring symbol, 153 Ceiling light fixture, 78-79 common problems, 79 installing, 219, 223, 227, 229.231 installing boxes for, 36.174 planning location. 204 symbol. 153 see also: Light fixtures

Ceil ng pull switch, symbol. 153 Chandelier. 78-79. 86-87 Circuit, 14 diagram, 14-15

evaluating for safe capacity. 34-35 mapping, 8, 30-33. 76 overloading. 26, 28-29, 34, 63, 143, 190 shutting off power, 26-27 Circuit breaker, 26-29 as safety device. 10,13-14, 26,178,187,

190-192,196 feeder breaker. 190,194-197 illustration. 14. 29 installing, 192-193 main circuit breaker, 190,192,194 resetting, 29

slimline breakers. 190, 194,196 tripped circuit breaker. 28-29 types. 28

Circuit breaker panel, see: Service panel Circuit breaker subpanel. 138.140,

190-192,194-199 Circuit maps, 30-33,154-167 Circuits, 138,154-165,190-191 branch circuits. 190-191 ccde requirements. 1431-143 fo- bathrooms. 198, 200,202-205 to- kitchens, 226-233 fO' living areas, 141.198-205 for outdoor areas. 254-255 for room additions. 198-205 120/240-volt circuit breaker connection. 191 120-volt circuit breaker connection. 190-191

240-volt circuit breaker connection, 191 Closet light fixture. 143, 198, 200. 202 Clothes dryer, see: Dryer circuit CO/ALR wire rating, 22, 44, 63 Coaxial cable. 176, 276 attaching F-connectors to. 285, 290-291 installing, 201, 216 series 6. 276 troubleshooting, 292

video cables, terminating connectors, 289 see also: Cable television jack Codes, 5,9. 13.64. 74, 79, 122,138. 141-145,274 inspection wiring, 122-133 see also: National Electrical Code Color-coding of wires, 14,21 Combination tool, 18,168 Common screw terminal, 46, 53, 58,

163-164 Common wire, definition, 154 Computer data. 273 Computer network modules. 275 mounting and connecting. 291 Computer receptacle wiring, 141,147, 154,198,200, 202 assessing needs, 278 circuit map, 162 installing, 220 Conduits, 7. 20, 184-189 installing on masonry walls, 186-187 installing outdoors. 258-261 wiring laundry, 188-189 see also: Flexible metal conduit, Rigid metal conduit Connecting wires, pigtailing, 25

push-in Fittings. 24 screw terminals. 24 Connectors modular, replacing. 119 terminating. 288-289 troubleshooting, 292-293 Continuity, testing lor, 18, 52-55, 89. 97 Continuous loop wire connections. 118. 273 Conversion charts, 296-297 Copper wire, 21 as conductor. 21

as grounding wire. 11-12,14, 17, 20-21 cleaning. 57. 72 receptacle lor, 63 switch (or, 44 Crimper tool, 119 Current, 16 diagram of current flow, 6.16 leaks. 134 measuring, 19

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