Codes & Standards
Code Conundrum September 2021
Tackle the Code Conundrum... if you dare!
September 21, 2021 By Ray Yousef
September 21, 2021 – Here you’ll find the answers to the Code Conundrum from our June 2021 edition.
The next round of new questions starts again with our upcoming 2021 edition. Good luck!
QUESTION 1: The ampacity of the supply conductors from a small wind turbine system shall not be less than ___ of the maximum rated current of the generator.
a) 125%. CORRECT. Rule 64-304.
QUESTION 2: In buildings for residential occupancy, two or more heating fixtures used for space heating are permitted to be connected to a branch circuit, provided the branch circuit overcurrent devices are rated not more than ___ .
a) 15 A
b) 20 A
c) 30 A. CORRECT. Rule 62-114.
d) 40 A
QUESTION 3: The minimum headroom in working space around an elevator controller and disconnecting means shall be:
a) 1.6 m
b) 2.0 m. CORRECT. Rule 38-005.
c) 2.2 m
d) 2.5 m
How did YOU do?
3 • Seasoned journeyman
2 • Need refresher training
1 • Apprentice
0 • Just here for fun!
Ray Yousef is a code engineer with Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority.
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