The Components of Electrical Systems

Because so much of the home is affected by electricity, the home inspector must have a basic understanding of electricity. As always, safety is of paramount importance when dealing with this potentially dangerous form of power. This course will detail the basic electrical concepts and components. Additionally, the course will discuss how electricity is generated, transmitted, and delivered and identify the methods of wiring. The course will also indicate the elements of inspecting the service box/panel, including electrical protection devices, grounding, and bonding. Lastly, this course will determine the aspects of inspecting electrical fixtures.