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2011 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code Committee:
AFCI discussion

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Purpose
Members
Notices, agendas, minutes, and archived videos
Meeting handouts and submitted documents
Code amendment proposal process (Form #2652)
Proposals
Matrix of code changes - coming soon

Contact
If you have questions regarding the information on this page, please contact
Dana Fischer, Code Para-Technical Specialist, at Dana.C.Fischer@state.or.us or 503-373-0226.
 
For information on committee activities and processes, please contact
Aeron Teverbaugh, Policy Analyst, at Aeron.Teverbaugh@state.or.us or 503-373-1354.

Purpose
The Electrical and Elevator Board has asked Building Codes Division to reconvene the 2011 Electrical Code Committee in order to discuss a code change proposal relating to the expansion of the AFCI requirement. The current code will require that AFCI protection be expanded beyond bedrooms to whole house general purpose circuits, effective July 1, 2012. We are convening a public meeting to take comments on the proposal to delay the expansion of the AFCI requirement.

Members
Name
Representing
Keith Anderson
Marion County
Rod Belisle
NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center
Scott Hall
Electrical & Elevator Board Member - Electrical Equipment Supplier
Vernon Palmrose
Portland General Electric
Dave Parkin
Parkin Electric - IEC
Nathan Philips
National Electrical Contractors Association
John Powell
Electrical Training and Consulting
Mike Weaver
M&W Electric Inc.
Brett Welland
City of Portland Electrical Inspector

Notices, agendas, minutes, and archived videos
April 25, 2012 Public meeting notice and agenda Minutes
April 10, 2012 Notice of public meeting - 2011 Oregon Electrical Specialty Code:
Section 210.12(A), AFCI requirements


Meeting handouts and submitted documents
April 25, 2012 1. Public comment submitted by:
 

a. Philip Peterson of AC Electrical Construction
b. Oregon-Columbia Chapter of NECA
c. National office of NECA
d. Stephen Schmiechen
e. Timothy McClintock - NFPA Home Electrical Fires
f. Dave Renoud - Bear Electric

Documents originally submitted to the 2011 Electrical Code Committee pretaining to AFCI information.

Proposals
12AFCI-01_210.12 submitted by David Renoud, Bear Electric Inc.