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  1. Thread: HID problem

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    There is a ballast and cap in the housing. Did...

    There is a ballast and cap in the housing. Did not see an individual igniter.

    Wouldn't the presence of proper OCV in the socket rule out the ballast?

    Already raised up center tab in socket.
    ...
  2. Thread: HID problem

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    HID problem

    Here goes.
    I have a 150W m/h fixture approx 2 years old not working.This is what I have.

    -OCV in socket 290 - within spec according to Advance website.
    - New lamp which tests good in similar...
  3. Thread: 250V Receptacle

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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
  4. Thread: 250V Receptacle

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    250V Receptacle

    Does a 20A 250V receptacle installed in a residential garage require GFCI protection?
    A whole house vac system will be connected via cord and male plug end. Cord assembly is factory installed on...
  5. Thread: Panel brand

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    Ok. The installation that I would be doing would...

    Ok. The installation that I would be doing would all be interior and not subject(under normal circumstances)to rain.
    Thanks for the exterior install info though.
  6. Thread: Panel brand

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    Panel brand

    Does anyone here uses Siemens panels (100-200amp) for their commercial jobs? I have always used QO for everything but residential. They offer a copper buss and are about 35% less expensive.
    I...
  7. Thread: SER cable

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    Sorry. It's a sub panel feeder. My bad.

    Sorry. It's a sub panel feeder. My bad.
  8. Thread: SER cable

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    This application is not a service conductor or a...

    This application is not a service conductor or a feeder.
    It is a sub panel being installed in a relatively large home. Loads supplied will be bathrooms, bedrooms, lighting, floor heat, general...
  9. Thread: SER cable

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    SER cable

    What size AL cable is required to feed a 100 amp sub panel?

    This is a residential application.

    I say 1/0, another electrician on site says he has always uses #1 and has never been turned down...
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    Block heater receptacles

    Would exterior 20 amp 120 volt receptacles used for diesel engine block heaters require GFCI protection? This installation would be at a loading dock area.

    Thanks
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    Floor heat thermostat

    Seems that whenever I go back to a job after the tile contractor has installed the heat mat I always find where they have pulled the cold lead and the floor sensor into the same outlet box.

    Is...
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    It is used as an air return all the time in wood...

    It is used as an air return all the time in wood framed residential construction.

    Warm air is metal ducting usually oval shape.Return air is simply the wall cavity created by vertical 2x4's ,and...
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    Air returns/ NM cable

    I know that NM cable installed in a joist space can run perpendicular to the joist but not the long dimension due to toxic fume spread if burning.

    How is it that plumbers and central vac guys can...
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    I agree with K8. Unlicensed tech pulls the cover...

    I agree with K8. Unlicensed tech pulls the cover and for whatever reason he creates a bigger problem because of shoddy workmanship in the panel. Bare GEC poorly installed is laying near the bus and...
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    Most EC's around here pull 1 circuit as well for...

    Most EC's around here pull 1 circuit as well for all bath receptacles. One GFCI at first location and feed through to all the rest. And then to take it even a step cheaper, they will put it on a no...
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    Bathroom circuits

    Do most contractors here pull individual circuits to each bathroom?
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    Toe kick LED lighting

    Have a customer who would like LED ribbon lighting in the kitchen and bath vanity areas.

    I am not familiar with using much of this. Would assume it takes a switched receptacle located inside the...
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    Thanks for the input.

    Thanks for the input.
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    Panasonic bath fans

    I have a customer who is requesting that the bath fans be extremely quiet. I generally use Broan QT series which operates at 1.5 sones.

    Customer has heard these operate and wants a considerably...
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    Thanks much.

    Thanks much.
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    Wall TV above hydro massage tub

    Can a receptacle be installed on a wall approx 4' above the deck of an interior hydro massage tub? It would be for a television.

    I don't have my code book in front of me but recall there being...
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    I guess a lot of depends on what guys/ gals put...

    I guess a lot of depends on what guys/ gals put on a circuit. Here in Michigan arc fault is only required in bedrooms. A lot of contractors will pull 2 15A circuits for 4 large bedrooms, this will...
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    Would that include such things as closet lights,...

    Would that include such things as closet lights, under cabinet 120v kitchen lighting, 10 ft ceilings, 2 door openers,low voltage garage door sensors, 6 garage receps,3 and 4 way switching at 10 or so...
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    Residential rough in time

    Would like to get some info from anyone who does mainly residential new construction.

    Recently one of the builders I work for questioned the amount of time I was taking to do my rough in work.
    ...
  25. Thread: Floor heat

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    Floor heat

    Where in the code would one add electric floor heat to the service load calculation? Thanks
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