OCTOBER 2012
ASHI Reporter October 2012, Feature

AFCIs Come of Age

Arc-Fault Circuit-Interrupters were the new kid on the block when they first appeared in the 1999 National Electrical Code (NEC). Since then, we have seen the technology advance to a new generation of devices, along with incremental expansion of the requirements for AFCIs in each new code edition. The next (2014) edition will continue that trend.

By: Douglas Hansen read full article
ASHI Reporter October 2012, Feature

Gas Piping

The beginning of October means many homeowners living in the northern part of the country will have to start firing up their heating systems. Natural gas is among the least expensive and most efficient ways to fuel a furnace or boiler. Along with its advantages come safety concerns and responsibilities for homeowners.

By: From ASHI@Home by Carson Dunlop read full article
ASHI Reporter October 2012, Education

Brought to You by ASHI Education, Inc.

With the creation of its wholly-owned, for-profit company, ASHI Education Inc., the society has been able to expand and enrich the education offered to members. Webinars are the latest addition to the lineup and are proving popular.

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ASHI Reporter October 2012, The Word

Basement Remodeling

Once again, The Word invites you to travel into the dark realm of subjects that sometimes are misunderstood by home inspectors. The Word hopes you will find this trip informative and maybe a little entertaining. This month, we continue our remodeling series with basement remodeling.

By: Bruce Barker read full article
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