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    Inspector has the authority here to order POCO to...

    Inspector has the authority here to order POCO to disconnect the service if he sees something that is a hazard. There can be dispute over just how much of a hazard it may need to be before he can do...
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    Depending on type of FAU it may need to be in a...

    Depending on type of FAU it may need to be in a space that has a fire rating - especially if it has gas fired heat ex-changer inside of it. I think that situation would definitely put it "outside"...
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    Chances are it will survive, may have taken a...

    Chances are it will survive, may have taken a little off total life but nothing too significant, especially if it has internal thermal protection, and many of these small single phase motors usually...
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    such fan motors as suggested are often PSC or...

    such fan motors as suggested are often PSC or shaded pole motors - they intentionally lower voltage to such motors for speed regulation purposes. When such a fan has less speed it demands less torque...
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    FIFY:) Just had POCO out to a project...

    FIFY:)

    Just had POCO out to a project yesterday, they pulled down a short section of primary distribution and moved pole with service transformer to a new location on the site. They do wear PPE,...
  6. Thread: Single Phase

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    Square D has taken a step in that direction with...

    Square D has taken a step in that direction with the dual function AFCI - GFCI circuit breakers, I imagine others will eventually have something similar. I don't see the simple single pole breaker...
  7. Do you have a separate building with AC cable as...

    Do you have a separate building with AC cable as the wiring method for it's supply feeder that also complies with 320.10 and .12? I guess it is possible but not something you would see on a regular...
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    When I first learned this trade devices counted...

    When I first learned this trade devices counted as 1 conductor for fill purposes, with GFCI's, dimmers, other large body devices being more common they eventually changed their fill volume to 2...
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    Ok smarty pants, rewrite of previous post: I...

    Ok smarty pants, rewrite of previous post:

    I must say that the "no receptacles over a electric baseboard heater" rule is not a code requirement but is referenced by an informational note that it...
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    Include in the document the fact the individual...

    Include in the document the fact the individual whose signature appears takes 100% responsibility for any electric shock incidents as a result of not having a low impedance equipment grounding...
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    If you are installing raceway why do you want to...

    If you are installing raceway why do you want to pull a cable assembly through it? Pulling THWN through it should cost less then UF cable, will require smaller minimum raceway size and will pull...
  12. For a new installation yes, and they want it to...

    For a new installation yes, and they want it to be an insulated grounding conductor as well. For an existing feeder supplying a separate building - not necessarily, but the do want it to comply with...
  13. Thread: "Hot" vent pipe

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    I may not quite follow everything you said, but...

    I may not quite follow everything you said, but sounds like you have some Equipment grounding bootlegged from some neutral conductors.

    If you lifted neutral conductors at the source end of the...
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    Correct, always needed to make sure the box was...

    Correct, always needed to make sure the box was bonded first then you may or may not need jumpers to devices, covers, etc. depending on other rules and conditions.
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    Is the connection to service drop conductor below...

    Is the connection to service drop conductor below the weatherhead? If not does the conductor at least have it's end pointed downward so water can not run inside the conductor insulation and leak out...
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    I must say that the electric baseboard rule isn't...

    I must say that the electric baseboard rule isn't even in the code it is (pretty much always) a rule in the instructions and part of the listing of the heater though.
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    Well I once was in a city and saw a truck (nice...

    Well I once was in a city and saw a truck (nice looking truck BTW) that had signage that said something like "NAME NAME Professional Handyman Service".

    I had to think about that one because I...
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    I think it is convenient if you provide...

    I think it is convenient if you provide disconnecting means with locking provisions, and that locking and tagging is the responsibility of those working on it. This lockable disconnect possibly is...
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    Might want to make it not look like the space is...

    Might want to make it not look like the space is intended for the dryer either.

    How about "stackable" units to make working space available for the panel?

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    My reply is "I...
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    You may be right to some extent. One more...

    You may be right to some extent.

    One more question - How many other countries have non professionals doing as much wiring as non professionals in the US do?
  21. FMC and AC cable may look similar but are not the...

    FMC and AC cable may look similar but are not the same thing either. One is a raceway one is a cable assembly.
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    The covers that qualify have been around a long...

    The covers that qualify have been around a long time, code finally changed to allow them without a bonding jumper more recently.
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    Must be complicated enough that you had to ask...

    Must be complicated enough that you had to ask though:happyyes:

    Your IEC terms are kind of like reading a foreign language to some of us, NEC uses different terms for these items, and NEMA...
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    This is a topic where I can see there being local...

    This is a topic where I can see there being local codes that differ from NEC.

    Per NEC the flush device may or may not need a bonding jumper - devices that have a "self grounding design" wouldn't...
  25. This is a good reason why POCO could start a...

    This is a good reason why POCO could start a lawsuit for building a pool too close to the line. That easement would apply to an underground line as well. Owner or pool contractor needs to check with...
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