The speaker will lead you through a power point presentation to help you understand the newest requirements and changes to the 2015 edition of the CE Code including:
- Revised requirements for conductor ampacities
- Permission to use demonstrated loads for load calculations
- Use of Aluminum for grounding conductors
- Revised bonding conductor requirements
- Use of Electrical metallic tubing in wet locations
- Removal of the Class and Division system of classification from Section 18
- Revised requirements for hazardous area classification for vehicle storage garages
- New AFCI requirements for single dwelling units
- Revised requirements for fixed electric space heating
- New requirements for Solar Photovoltaic systems as well as relocation to Section 64
- Revised requirements for the branch circuits supplying electrical vehicle supply equipment
In addition to the changes to the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code, the seminar will also provide a brief overview of the requirements of the B.C. Electrical Code including:
- The Safety Standards Act
- The Safety Standards General Regulation
- The Electrical Safety Regulation
- Information Bulletins
Ample time will be provided for questions and discussion.
Who should Attend?
Anyone involved in the design, installation, maintenance and inspection of electrical equipment in Canada.
Ted Simmons – Chief Instructor, Electrical Trades Programs, British Columbia Institute of Technology BCIT
Ted Simmons is the Chief Instructor for the electrical trades programs at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Ted is a member of CSA’s Executive Committee for the Canadian Electrical Code Part I (where he is the current Chair of Sections 16, 26 and 64) and is on the Strategic Steering Committee on Requirements for Electrical Safety (SCORES). Ted is the contributing Code Editor for Electrical Line magazine and is a recent recipient of the CSA Award of Merit, in which he was recognized for his valued involvement, knowledge and expertise in the development and advancement of electrical codes and standards.