Electrical Inspection Code for Existing Dwellings
Document Scope: 1.1 Purpose. The purpose of this code is to provide requirements for evaluating installed electrical systems within and associated with existing dwellings to identify safety, fire, and shock hazards, such as improper installations, overheating, physical deterioration, abuse, and similar conditions. This code provides criteria that enable the identification of the hazardous conditions that are evident during a visual inspection of an existing dwelling. This code does not define installation requirements that might be desired for convenience or utilitarian purposes.