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Québec Construction Code, Chapter V - Electricity Canadian Electrical Code, Part I (Twenty-first Edition) with Québec Amendments
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Superseded date

05-03-2021

Language(s)

French, English

Published date

01-01-2010

Preface
The history and operation of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I
Metric units
Reference publications
Section 0 - Object, scope, and definitions
Section 2 - General Rules
Section 4 - Conductors
Section 6 - Services and service equipment
Section 8 - Circuit loading and demand factors
Section 10 - Grounding and bonding
Section 12 - Wiring methods
Section 14 - Protection and control
Section 16 - Class 1 and Class 2 circuits
Section 18 - Hazardous locations
Section 20 - Flammable liquid and gas dispensing and service
             stations, garages, bulk storage plants, finishing
             processes, and aircraft hangars
Section 22 - Locations in which corrosive liquids, vapours, or
             excessive moisture are likely to be present
Section 24 - Patient care areas
Section 26 - Installation of electrical equipment
Section 28 - Motors and generators
Section 30 - Installation of lighting equipment
Section 32 - Fire alarm systems, fire pumps, and carbon
             monoxide alarms
Section 34 - Signs and outline lighting
Section 36 - High-voltage installations
Section 38 - Elevators, dumbwaiters, material lifts, escalators,
             moving walks, lifts for persons with physical
             disabilities, and similar equipment
Section 40 - Electric cranes and hoists
Section 42 - Electric welders
Section 44 - Theatre installations
Section 46 - Emergency power supply, unit equipment, exit
             signs, and life safety systems
Section 48 - Motion picture studios, projection rooms, film
             exchanges including film-vaults, and storehouses
             for pyroxylin plastic and nitrocellulose X-ray
             and photographic film
Section 50 - Solar photovoltaic systems
Section 52 - Diagnostic imaging installations
Section 54 - Community antenna distribution and radio and
             television installations
Section 56 - Optical fiber cables
Section 58 - Passenger ropeways and similar equipment
Section 60 - Electrical communication systems
Section 62 - Fixed electric space and surface heating systems
Section 64
Section 66 - Amusement parks, midways, carnivals, film and
             TV sets, TV remote broadcasting locations, and
             travelling shows
Section 68 - Pools, tubs, and spas
Section 70 - Electrical requirements for factory-built relocatable
             structures and non-relocatable structures
Section 72 - Mobile home and recreational vehicle parks
Section 74 - Airport installations
Section 76 - Temporary wiring
Section 78 - Marinas, yacht clubs, marine wharves, structures,
             and fishing harbours
Section 80 - Cathodic protection
Section 82 - Closed-loop and pre-closed-loop power distribution
Section 84 - Interconnection of electric power production sources
Section 86 - Electric vehicle charging systems
Appendix A - Safety standards for electrical equipment, Canadian
             Electrical Code, Part II
Appendix B - Notes on Rules
Appendix C - The Technical Committee on the Canadian Electrical
             Code, Part I - Organization and rules of procedure
Appendix D - Tabulated general information
Appendix E - Dust-free rooms
Appendix F - Recommended installation practice for intrinsically
             safe and non-incendive electrical equipment and wiring
Appendix G - Electrical installations of fire protection systems
Appendix H - Combustible gas detection instruments for use in
             Class I hazardous locations
Appendix I - Interpretations approved since publication of the
             2006 Code
Appendix J - Rules and Notes to Rules for installations using
             the Division system of classification for Class I
             locations
Appendix K - Extract from IEC 60364-1
Index

Overview The Quebec Electrical Code is comprised of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I as adopted in the Province of Quebec. It includes Quebec provincial amendments. The Canadian Electrical Code, Part I is adopted across Canada as regulation for the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment.

Preface This twenty-first edition of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, was approved by the Committee on the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, and by the Regulatory Authority Committee at their June 2008 meetings in Calgary, Alberta. This twenty-first edition supersedes the previous editions, published in 2006, 2002, 1998, 1994, 1990, 1986, 1982, 1978, 1975, 1972, 1969, 1966, 1962, 1958, 1953, 1947, 1939, 1935, 1930, and 1927. A new Section 58 was added to cover requirements for passenger ropeways and similar equipment. In addition, there are significant changes to Sections 0, 10, 18, 26, 46, and 68. Sections 12 and 32 have been revised to reflect new technology and industry practices. The designation for receptacle configuration type 5-20RA (\"T-slot\") has been revised to 5-20R throughout the Code, and the configuration previously designated as 5-20R is now designated 5-20RA to recognize that this configuration is being phased out. Similarly, the designations for 6-20R and 6-20RA configurations have been interchanged throughout the Code. The term \"light fixture\" has been replaced by \"luminaire\" throughout the Code, and all references to HFT conduit have been deleted. Scope The object of this Code is to establish safety standards for the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment. In its preparation, consideration has been given to the prevention of fire and shock hazards, as well as proper maintenance and operation. The requirements in this Code address the fundamental principles of protection for safety contained in Section 131 of International Electrotechnical Commission Standard 60364-1, Electrical Installations of Buildings. IEC 60364-1, Section 131, contains fundamental principles of protection for safety that encompass protection against electric shock, thermal effects, overcurrent, fault currents, and overvoltage. Therefore, compliance with the requirements of this Code and proper maintenance will ensure an essentially safe installation. Safe installations may be also achieved by alternatives to this Code, when such alternatives meet the fundamental safety principles of IEC 60364-1 (see Appendix K). These alternatives are intended to be used only in conjunction with acceptable means to assess compliance of these alternatives with the fundamental safety principles of IEC 60364 by the authorities enforcing this Code. Wiring installations that do not make provision for the increasing use of electricity may be overloaded in the future, resulting in a hazardous condition. It is recommended that the initial installation have sufficient wiring capacity and that there be some provision made for wiring changes that might be required as a result of future load growth. This Code is not intended as a design specification nor as an instruction manual for untrained persons. This Code covers all electrical work and electrical equipment operating or intended to operate at all voltages in electrical installations for buildings, structures, and premises, including factory-built relocatable and non-relocatable structures, and self-propelled marine vessels stationary for periods exceeding five months and connected to a shore supply of electricity continuously or from time to time, with the following exceptions: (a) installations or equipment employed by an electric, communication, or community antenna distribution system utility in the exercise of its function as a utility, as recognized by the regulatory authority having jurisdiction, and located outdoors or in buildings or sections of buildings used for that purpose; (b) equipment and facilities that are used in the operation of an electric railway and are supplied exclusively from circuits that supply the motive power; (c) installations or equipment used for railway signalling and railway communication purposes, and located outdoors or in buildings or sections of buildings used exclusively for such installations; (d) aircraft; and (e) electrical systems in ships that are regulated under Transport Canada. For mines and quarry applications, see also CAN/CSA-M421. This Code and any standards referenced in it do not make or imply any assurance or guarantee by the authority adopting this Code with respect to life expectancy, durability, or operating performance of equipment and materials so referenced.

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Also available in Package with CSA C22.1HB-2009. (12/2010)
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