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    Has your customer contacted the utility. Maybe...

    Has your customer contacted the utility. Maybe they could achieve a 10% boost within the xfmr serving the residence. Seems what you are proposing would be quite expensive. Just a thought.
  2. Thread: noisy bath fan

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    Found the culprit today with the noisy fan. I...

    Found the culprit today with the noisy fan. I went up in the attic and found that the 4" flex duct had gotten wedged into one of the truss crotches. It was a sharp 90 deg bend and restricted by at...
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    Will install noisy motor/impeller assembly in one...

    Will install noisy motor/impeller assembly in one of the other housings and see what happens.
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    noisy bath fan

    Anybody here know much about ducting creating excessive fan noise?

    I have 4 newly installed QT series bath fans. All are 80 cfm, same model,same mounting means,and same diameter flex duct.3 of...
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    LED lamps and dimmers

    I am looking for help in finding a LED lamp and compatible dimmer. Application will be 6" Halo ICAT housing. An equivalent to a 65W R30 flood is what I would like. I have tried several manufacturer...
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    kitchen lighting retro

    Looking for some suggestions on the following job.

    I have an existing kitchen that has upper level living space above(no attic access). General contractor wants me to quote installing recessed can...
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    Indoor hydromassage tub

    Are enclosed recessed can trims required over hdromassage bath tubs? If so, could you post the article# Thanks.
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    grid ceiling fixture mount

    Does anyone here have a problem with the ceiling tile wanting to raise up in the grid when installing a surface mount fixture? Using a Caddy 512 for instance.I always end up having to wedge something...
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    The hour was a bit of an exaggeration. I'm sure...

    The hour was a bit of an exaggeration. I'm sure half of that the time was spent bitching to the G/C about letting the excavator install PVC when a phone call could have had me there in 30 minutes.
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    voltage drop question

    I have a 120v sewage pump that is located in an outside tank system. The system has 3 floats and a 1hp pump. The remote exterior control panel nameplate is telling me to figure the pump draw at 16...
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    Is the requirement for GFI on the fans for...

    Is the requirement for GFI on the fans for personal protection? If so, it would seem that more people would be standing in the tub or shower replacing a lamp(quite possibly with the switch on) then...
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    GFCI protection for shower cans

    Was there ever a NEC requirement for GFCI protection of recessed can lights above a shower or tub? I know that bath fans installed over a tub or shower have a manufacturers requirement for GFCI...
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    Would vinyl be considered a "combustible surface"?

    Would vinyl be considered a "combustible surface"?
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    HID wall pak installed on vinyl siding

    I was talking to a building owner today and he asked about installing wall pak lighting around the perimeter of a building that is vinyl sided. Is there any code that prohibits installing HID type...
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    Commercial space renovation

    I am looking into doing some renovation work on a small 4 tenant commercial space. The structure is an older large home that over time has been crudely divided into 4 small commercial spaces.Each...
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    oven disconnecting means

    Would like some thoughts on disconnecting means for double wall oven. Ovens come factory installed with FMC installed for wiring into a j box. FMC is only long enough to get to a j box located in...
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    Time clock vs contactor

    I need to install a 240 V heater (5kw). Owner wants it on a timer so that it only runs at a particular time in the early morning hours.I am debating if I should use a DP/ST time clock(T104) or...
  18. Looks like there may have been a "bar type"...

    Looks like there may have been a "bar type" fixture installed with what appear to be hollow wall anchors.If the NM cable can terminate with an approved connector inside the channel space of the...
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    vinyl siding blocks

    I have 2 siding contractors I work with and they both install 1" deep vinyl mounting blocks for exterior lighting.I will stub nm out and they set the block and pull wires thru. I cut out box opening...
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    water tank bonding jumper

    Is it a code requirement to bond between the hot and cold water lines on a hot water tank? If yes, could someone give me the specific language.

    Thanks.
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    help sizing an electric heater

    Is anyone here familiar with the sizing of a fan forced electric heater for a garage?

    Here are the particulars:
    - 11ft ceilings
    -650 sq ft
    -R19 insulation/finished drywall
    -maintain 45 degree...
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    hanging fixture height

    Does anyone have any suggestions on what height to hang a chandelier in a foyer with 19' ceilings. Most times there is a window that I center the fixture in so it can be seen from the outside, not so...
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    Have the AHJ give you the article # that he/she...

    Have the AHJ give you the article # that he/she feels the supposed violation falls under.

    I recently had an inspector tell me that all the kitchen receptacles HAD to be rated 20A because they were...
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    Need more info. Circuit size?? Total load of...

    Need more info.

    Circuit size??
    Total load of units combined??
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    No concrete encased electrode present

    Get to the job (new residential build) and no CEE present anywhere.Unfamiliar with poured wall contractor never worked with this Co. Is it a specific requirement to install it, or a specific...
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