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    I was just starting to come around to Al's way of...

    I was just starting to come around to Al's way of thinking when I read this :

    Don't you think the CMP's should have thought of this back in 2011 when this section of the Code first appeared ? How...
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    I agree but I'm still not understanding how you...

    I agree but I'm still not understanding how you can be compelled to make a circuit an arc fault in an existing laundry room that originally had a GFCI in it. If you do a service upgrade are you...
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    OK Al, I see your point of view but I don't...

    OK Al, I see your point of view but I don't necessarily agree with it. And yes, all posts here are just opinions, even if it's Mike Holt's opinion or interpretation. I agree there are many cases...
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    That's the point I was trying to make.

    That's the point I was trying to make.
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    Sorry Al but I'm not with you on this. If all...

    Sorry Al but I'm not with you on this. If all EI's across the country took this approach we'd be installing AFCI's every time a circuit breaker or a device went bad. What if the house still had...
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    Why ? Is the laundry in a new extension to the...

    Why ? Is the laundry in a new extension to the original structure ? IMHO, unless there is a change to the footprint or elevation of the structure and you're relocating the laundry to that area you...
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    Managing the loads is a big part of this and also...

    Managing the loads is a big part of this and also a difficult concept for a novice to understand. You might be willing to turn on your fridge for an hour or so and leave off your well pump or your...
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    I have Celotex sheathing on my house. It's a...

    I have Celotex sheathing on my house. It's a pretty good insulator but that's about it. It strong enough to hold a cedar shake nail and not much more. When I had my house vinyl sided, after...
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    I'd be interested in knowing if you've had any...

    I'd be interested in knowing if you've had any problems with updating Firefox. I recently had to download a newer version and since then each time I click on a link a warning pops up and asks if I...
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    Don't provide encouragement ! Every 3 years is...

    Don't provide encouragement ! Every 3 years is enough. In case you thought your construction Bible was the NEC, if you take these Code books into consideration the paper stack would be much higher...
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    Good info. Thanks. Anytime I hit C-A-D a window...

    Good info. Thanks. Anytime I hit C-A-D a window pops up and indicates whether the program is responding or not. From what I remember it gives you an option as to whether you want to continue...
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    As several have already mentioned there are...

    As several have already mentioned there are numerous possibilities for this stray voltage. The last time this happened to one of my customers the service drop (triplex) was rubbing up against the...
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    Did you try hitting Ctrl-Alt-Del at the same time...

    Did you try hitting Ctrl-Alt-Del at the same time when it hangs up ? A screen will pop up and that will usually tell you if the program is responding or not. You can choose to end the program at...
  14. Thread: Touch plate

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    As long as you're getting T&M you are correct. ...

    As long as you're getting T&M you are correct. You first have to find a customer willing to pay you for your time.
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    A lot depends on who installed the system and how...

    A lot depends on who installed the system and how much info they left behind. This is a photo (one of about 8 controls) of the last Touch-plate system I worked on. The front cover was labeled as to...
  16. I don't think it comes down to whether the EI...

    I don't think it comes down to whether the EI accepts the split receptacle or not. You're meeting the intent of the Code (if there is one specific to this case) by only having one part of the duplex...
  17. I was going to answer that part of the response...

    I was going to answer that part of the response but, this is a much better answer than the one I was going to come up with. Besides, if it comes down to it, you can just cut the tab on the duplex...
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    I know it's bit late in the game to reply to this...

    I know it's bit late in the game to reply to this thread but I'd like to add a few things to the list in my last post. I recently had two systems at one facility that I had to wire. One system had...
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    Thanks Rick. :thumbsup:

    Thanks Rick. :thumbsup:
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    Yes, that might make up for the add'l time I...

    Yes, that might make up for the add'l time I spent making the corrections. I've never witnessed an Ansul dump but I did see a Halon dump when I worked in NYC. Whatever was on a desk that was loose...
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    Thanks Rick but the fire sub-code official was...

    Thanks Rick but the fire sub-code official was clueless in my case. BTW, how many electricians do you know that carry a copy of the 2009 International Mechanical Code book in their trucks ? You may...
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    Hood Extinguishing Systems - Just venting

    Just venting (no pun intended). I’ve said this many times on this Forum – “You have to pay for your education”.

    I’m always amazed when a fire inspector cannot give you a detailed and accurate...
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    As with many parts of the NEC I often wish there...

    As with many parts of the NEC I often wish there was an appendix that explains what the logic was behind the making of the rule.
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    OK. Thanks for the clarification.

    OK. Thanks for the clarification.
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    As it turns out it is one common branch circuit...

    As it turns out it is one common branch circuit for separate fans that (by my design) are being switched separately. By putting them on a 2-pole switch so they come on simultaneously am I now...
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