Aluminum Electrical Wiring - Myths and Facts

Aluminum Electrical Wiring

Myths
• Aluminum wiring was recalled because it is known to be a fire hazard.
• Aluminum wiring is no longer used for interior wiring systems.
Fact
• The Ontario Electrical Safety Code permits the installation of aluminum wiring. • Aluminum wiring is widely used today for larger commercial and industrial feeders.
Electrical distribution companies use it widely throughout their distribution systems including the supply service cable to most residences.
• In fact it may still be used today for interior wiring systems in residential homes as well as other structures.
Information from:

INSPECTOR HOMES "The People's Inspector"

Remo Colantoni 
(905) 325-6976
NACHI member