Educational Material

Old Home Electrical Fire Risks: Questions and Answers, June 2014

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An examination of electrical fire risks in 16 older houses, March 2014

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Primary causes of electrical risks as a function of age of home
Residential Wiring and Associated Risks
Electrical Fire Statistics in BC

Reference Material

Extract from CBC News article, “Insuring of Older homes ” March 13, 2003

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Ontario Electrical Safety Authority: Aluminum Wiring in Residential Installations

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Ontario Electrical Safety Authority: Knob and Tube Wiring in Residential Installations

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Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Business Services: Knob and Tube Fire Statistics

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Residential Aluminum wiring systems, six points
Maintaining Electrical Safety in the Home
The problem of aging electrical wiring by Jim Lardear, Spring 2004, NEC, NFPA

News Releases

1 June 07: Electrical Dangers in Homes with ‘Knob-and-tube wiring’

 

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