Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

NEC may refer to any of the following:

1. NEC is the name of a computer, electronics, hardware, software, and other technologies company. Additional information and contact information is on our NEC company page.

2. Short for National Electrical Code, NEC is a publication by the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA. The publication contains extensive information on electrical safety, including engineers, electricians, fire service professionals, safety officials, inspectors, and architects.

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  • Additional information about the National Electrical Code, including the availability to purchase the latest version of this publication, is available at

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