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    This thread was closed as the poster's profile...

    This thread was closed as the poster's profile does not indicate any tangible involvement in the electrical industry.
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    Thats what a majority of the contractors here do...

    Thats what a majority of the contractors here do now. Only catch is they sometimes forget that their individual neutrals are now current carrying conductors. Some are used to running 6 or 9 circuits...
  3. Pancake: A suggestion. If you follow you desire...

    Pancake:
    A suggestion. If you follow you desire to post a question a day, this thread, with your questions and Forum answers and comments, is going to become laborious.
    I would think the results...
  4. (a) determine the load from the nameplate or...

    (a) determine the load from the nameplate or manufacturer information.*
    (b) apply 210.19 or 215.2 to determine ampacity of conductor needed
    (c) select conductor with adequate ampacity from Tables...
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    The secondary of the transformer should be...

    The secondary of the transformer should be grounded per Art 250.30.
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    Been discussed previously. As I recall it is...

    Been discussed previously. As I recall it is looked upon as a "accepted" violation of 250.6.
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    Keep in mind, I'm just having a problem with...

    Keep in mind, I'm just having a problem with semantics... I fully support the installation of grounding electrodes at the detached buildings. I just have a bit of a hang-up about being able to show...
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    again..being devils advocate.... definition of...

    again..being devils advocate....
    definition of a premises includes "buildings"
    The service has a GEC connected at the wireway...
    That connection serves as the GES for the premises.....
    ...
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    and I agree..not needed... hopefully my errant...

    and I agree..not needed... hopefully my errant post did not confuse the situation.
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    devil's advocate here.. does it ? What if the...

    devil's advocate here..
    does it ? What if the GEC is connected ahead of the service disconnect, for arguments sake let's say at the weatherhead and the service conductors run outside 100 ft to the...
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    I think that will do it. Thanks. I saw that and...

    I think that will do it. Thanks.
    I saw that and first thought "well, it has a electrode at the service" ..
    I would prefer the word "structure" be included as he dictionary states"premises":
    2....
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    As the younger generation said:" "My Bad" I...

    As the younger generation said:" "My Bad"
    I edited my post to "disregard".. My mind plays tricks on me.... I saw transformers that were not there.. Thanks for questioning
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    I have no doubt in the requirement... what is my...

    I have no doubt in the requirement... what is my Code reference.
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    DISREGARD THIS POST..I SOMEHOW THOUGHT THERE WAS...

    DISREGARD THIS POST..I SOMEHOW THOUGHT THERE WAS A TRANSFORMER INVOLVED !!!!!!As noted above there is no requirement for you to have a neutral. Your 480 v output can be ungrounded or corner...
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    Be cautious that the fitting you select is listed...

    Be cautious that the fitting you select is listed for the type conduit you are using.
    In some case the O.D.s of the conduit are the same and a threadless fitting will fit
    but not be listed for that...
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    I wanted to answer "sure", but I've yet to prove...

    I wanted to answer "sure", but I've yet to prove it by Code. Best I can do so far is 250.50 that mentions "at each building or structure served".
    The requirement has to be there somewhere :D
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    FWIW: IMO, your 20 amp breakers are oversized...

    FWIW: IMO, your 20 amp breakers are oversized for short-circut-ground-fault protection as specified in 430.52
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    You load would be closer to 13 amps. Keep in...

    You load would be closer to 13 amps. Keep in mind your motors are single phase
    so at 14 your phases won't be evenly divided but you are still talking about a relative small main.

    side note.....
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    If you do not go to a common point as kwired...

    If you do not go to a common point as kwired noted, this drawing may provide some guidance on one method:
    11002
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    Good point... I assumed,....

    Good point... I assumed,....
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    The answer has not changed since you posted a...

    The answer has not changed since you posted a similar question here:
    http://forums.mikeholt.com/showthread.php?t=164316
    You can use 310.15(B)(7) (assuming you are in an area using the ''11 Code)...
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    as noted, still allowed, just with requirements...

    as noted, still allowed, just with requirements starting with the '08 Code.
    Do our posts answer your question ?
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    You may well be correct and I can't remember an...

    You may well be correct and I can't remember an install where it (the ATS) was not located at the fire pump but I can't find that requirement in Art 695. Can you direct me ?
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    In some cases, the size of the threadless...

    In some cases, the size of the threadless connectors can be a problem.
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    Since all your panels are in the same structure,...

    Since all your panels are in the same structure, the GES will connect to your service equipment. The grounding electrode conductor to the water system would be szied per 250.66 based on the size of...
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