The 2024 Canadian Electrical Code-Part I is now available

March 4, 2024 – The 2024 Canadian Electrical Code-Part I “Safety standard for electrical installations” (C22.1:24) has been released by CSA Group, and is available for purchase.

“Now in its 26th edition, the CE Code provides interested and affected parties—including electrical professionals, workers, regulators and the public—with electrical installation rules that promote safe electrical installation and maintenance… rules that are the foundation of the Canadian electrical system,” said Michael Wilson, director, Electrical, CSA Group.

Some of the major changes and updates include:

• Refining and clarifying requirements for energy storage and renewable energy systems
• Clarification of electric vehicle energy management system requirements to help prepare buildings for more electric vehicles
• Revisions aimed at increasing electrical safety for occupants and staff at healthcare facilities
• New rules that increase safety for users and maintenance staff around swimming pools, hot tubs, and spas
• New requirements that support increased safety for electrical system maintenance personnel

More than 300 volunteer CSA Group members dedicated their time and expertise to updating and developing the latest edition of the CE Code-Part I, says CSA. Prices start at $190.00 for physical or PDF versions of the code.

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