Wiring a House 4th Edition by Rex Cauldwell
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Wiring a House 4th Edition by Rex Cauldwell



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The Author of Wiring a House Fourth Edition

Rex Cauldwell is the editor of Wiring a House 4th Edition PDF Book.

Main Contents of Wiring a House PDF


  • How Electricity Flows
  • A Residential Electrical System
  • Wire Gauges
  • The Wire We Use
  • Conduit Systems
  • Tools of the Trade
  • General Tools
  • AC-Powered Tools
  • Cordless Tools
  • Specialized Tools
  • The Service Entrance
  •  Buried or Aerial Service
  • Calculating Amps, Choosing Cable
  • Locating the Meter Base
  • Buried Service Entrance
  • Aerial Service Entrance
  • Connecting Meter Base to Panel
  • Panels and Subpanels
  • Elements of the Main Panel
  • Picking a Panel
  • Mounting a Panel
  • Bringing Cables into the Panel
  • Subpanels
  • Balancing the Load
  • The Art of Grounding
  • A Grounding/Bonding System
  • Protection through Grounding
  • Choosing Grounding Materials
  • A Low-Resistance Panel-to-Earth Ground
  • What Needs Grounding
  • Wiring Room by Room
  • Outlet Box Design Location
  • Fuses and Circuit Breakers
  • Fuses
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters
  • How a GFCI Works
  • Ground-Fault Protection
  • Testing GFCIs
  • Portable GFCIs
  • Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters
  • What Is an Arc Fault?
  • Wiring AFCIs
  • Troubleshooting an AFCI Circuit
  • Receptacles and Boxes
  • Receptacle Boxes
  • Receptacles
  • Polarity
  • Wiring and Installation
  • Switches
  • Switch Boxes
  • Types of Switches
  • Light Dimmers
  • Wiring Fixtures
  • Choose the Right Box
  • Incandescent Lights
  • Fluorescent Lights
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Track Lighting
  • Outdoor Light Fixtures
  • Recessed Lights
  • Wiring Appliances
  • Kitchen Appliances
  • Baseboard Heaters
  • Electric Wall Heaters
  • Utility-Room Appliances
  • Submersible Pumps
  • Whirlpool Tubs and Spas
  • Lightning and Surge Protection
  • Induced Voltage
  • Utility and In-House Surge Creators
  • Phone and Coaxial Cable Protection
  • Protecting Pumps
  • Standby Generators
  • History of Incorrect Connections
  • Transfer-Switch Style
  • From Generator to Switch
  • Picking a Generator
  • Automatic Generators

Acknowledgments of Wiring a House PDF


No one person creates a book. It is the accumulation of many hands and minds. I would like to thank Julie Trelstad,

who guided me through the conception of the original edition many years ago, and all the people at Taunton who have worked so hard to make this Wiring a House 4th Edition by Rex Cauldwell book the great success that it has been over the years.

It should be noted that a work of this kind is very technical, and it is very easy for errors to slip by editors even though a great deal of effort has been taken to find such.

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If you note any problems, have questions, or would like something added or changed, you can email me at [email protected]

It should also be noted that the way houses are wired on the East Coast may not be the same as on the West Coast and that all areas do not adopt the same exact code.

Even under the NEC, I have to wire differently in each county I work in. Many companies helped with this Wiring a House 4th Edition by Rex Cauldwell book by providing photographic material and technical information about their products.

I would like to give heartfelt thanks for their help to Jim Gregorec of Ideal Industries,


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