NECA NEIS 104
Standard for Installing Aluminum Building Wire and Cable
|Publication Date:||1 January 2012|
This standard describes installation procedures and design considerations for aluminum building wire and cable in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial applications not exceeding 2000 volts.
Products and Applications Included
This publication covers aluminum alloy building wire and cable types USE, USE-2, RHH, RHW, RHW-2, THW, THW-2, THHN, THWN, THWN-2, XHHW and XHHW-2; and AC, MC, TC and SE.
Products and Applications Excluded
This publication does not cover aluminum alloy conductors used in electric utility applications.
Regulatory and Other Requirements
a) All information in this publication is intended to comply with the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). Installers should always follow the NEC, applicable state and local codes, and manufacturers' instructions when installing aluminum building wire and cable.
b) Only qualified persons as defined in the NEC who are familiar with the installation of aluminum building wire and cable should perform the work described in this publication.
c) Other National Electrical Installation Standards provide guidance for installing additional types of electrical products and systems.