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    OP only mentioned SE cable - this would include...

    OP only mentioned SE cable - this would include both SEU and SER unless he specifies otherwise.

    Before 2014 NEC 310.15(B)(7) did not have any requirement to make ampacity adjustments, just select...
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    Look at definitions that include the word...

    Look at definitions that include the word "service", there are several. None of them use the term meter to qualify something as being a service component. You can have a service with no meter at all...
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    Most of the time when you have this particular...

    Most of the time when you have this particular system you either have:

    1: limited three phase load and a lot of single phase load - say a commercial building with a three phase AC being the only...
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    Most likely you want to look in the "white book",...

    Most likely you want to look in the "white book", and I believe it is online.
  5. Thread: ballast or bulb

    by kwired
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    General rule with HPS was always if an...

    General rule with HPS was always if an incandescent lamp works in the socket the ignitor was likely bad.

    Apparently voltage on a HPS lamp is close enough to 120 volts that an incandescent lamp...
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    Only if you can prove they were negligent with...

    Only if you can prove they were negligent with maintenance and could have prevented such incident. If mother nature happens to intervene say with a thunderstorm or something like that and causes the...
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    Up to six sets like this (plus exceptions for...

    Up to six sets like this (plus exceptions for fire pumps, emergency, stanby...) is still considered only one service. One service can have up to six disconnecting means plus exceptions for fire...
  8. The 120 volt loads on the "good" side will not...

    The 120 volt loads on the "good" side will not have any problems, they will see same voltage they normally see, it is the "dead" side that is backfeeding through a 240 volt load that will see...
  9. Thread: Poworer fact

    by kwired
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    Voltage stays the same. If you are familiar...

    Voltage stays the same.

    If you are familiar with power factor triangle the base represents true power(watts), the hypotenuse represents VA (which contains the amps that you will measure with a...
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    There was a thread a while back (maybe been a...

    There was a thread a while back (maybe been a year or more by now) about whether or not a 15/20 amp 125 volt receptacle with a USB port integrated into it was permissible on small appliance branch...
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    Uhhhhhhh.............................................

    Uhhhhhhh...............................................................................................Stainless.
  12. Thread: advertising

    by kwired
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    Well the college football thing may be a trickier...

    Well the college football thing may be a trickier subject in a place like Alabama, but not so much in Nebraska:happyyes:

    If you are not a NU fan and you live in NE, that mostly means you were not...
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    Keep nipples between trough and panel to less...

    Keep nipples between trough and panel to less then 24 inches and you won't need to derate.

    Column width panelboard with the pull box on top and gutter down to the panelboard sounds like a good...
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    Along with a stainless 4X cabinet for the...

    Along with a stainless 4X cabinet for the panelboard.
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    Approved drawings is something unheard of around...

    Approved drawings is something unheard of around here - especially for residential work.

    Now if it is a new house or a major enough remodel that you had basically started from scratch wiring wise,...
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    I didn't read it, didn't look like I wanted to...

    I didn't read it, didn't look like I wanted to strain my brain that much right now, but if it says what you said - I did notice it only took you maybe about 100 characters to write it and the ROP at...
  17. I kind of missed the municipal plant part there,...

    I kind of missed the municipal plant part there, but I have been around fertilizer facilities and they are about the king of corrosive environments as far as I can tell. My experience has been...
  18. As Jraef mentioned drilling a weep hole will...

    As Jraef mentioned drilling a weep hole will violate the N4 rating. If N4 rating is not absolutely needed maybe it is still fine to drill the holes though. You kind of have an "improved" 3R rating if...
  19. Proper sizing of the unit will take into...

    Proper sizing of the unit will take into consideration a maximum design flow rate, as well as how much temp rise is necessary. Temp rise will vary from location to location as incoming water temp...
  20. That is my line of thinking, can you even have...

    That is my line of thinking, can you even have said building close enough to the line to be a problem and not violate any easements for the line?
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    A place where I see it seemingly pointless to run...

    A place where I see it seemingly pointless to run separate GEC and EGC is where you have 480 volt service and equipment, but want a small KVA transformer for deriving 120 volts and it is literally...
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    I don't think they do anything with your print...

    I don't think they do anything with your print other then have it on their files as evidence of who represented a particular purchase transaction via their print. I doubt they are tied into any...
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    I'd question whether or not those lugs were ever...

    I'd question whether or not those lugs were ever listed to be used in that manner with the neutral bus of the panel(s).
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    230.40 exception 3 is wide open for...

    230.40 exception 3 is wide open for interpretation in some cases. Take OP's example - is his temporary or the future outbuildings accessory buildings to the dwelling? On a typical city residential...
  25. It is either that, drill weep holes (which may or...

    It is either that, drill weep holes (which may or may not be acceptable depending on the application), or eliminate the source of condensation somehow (possibly an enclosure heater will help with...
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