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  1. Your Code references for the above are ...

    Your Code references for the above are 230.70(A)(1) and 230.6
  2. IMO, it might come down to accessibility. 404.8...

    IMO, it might come down to accessibility. 404.8 requires switches to be located so they can be operated from a readily accessible place.
    How would one access the switch ?
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    My first thought was along the line of...

    My first thought was along the line of Golddigger's question.
    3 phase 240/120 ?? with a high leg ??
    Secondly, the 3/0 neutral you show between neutral bars.. is it in a conduit by itself ?...
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    fmtjfw may be more correct than you give him...

    fmtjfw may be more correct than you give him credit. Because of the numerous exceptions in 230.40, it is possible to run sets of service conductors to multiple occupancies with up to six disconnect...
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    I'm shocked that this thread died with that...

    I'm shocked that this thread died with that comment :happyno:
    The proper method of looking at the 83% is of significant importance. Surely someone else has input.
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    What type of cable are you installing ? I can't...

    What type of cable are you installing ?
    I can't claim proficiency with the new '14 approach on ampacity but it would seem that once you applied the allowances allowed by 310.15(B)(6), your cable...
  7. IMO, your breaker is simply undersized. You are...

    IMO, your breaker is simply undersized.
    You are measuring a 53-54 amp load.
    Taking transformer losses into account, once the pump with the 19 amp nameplate rating is fully loaded I would expect to...
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    You need to assure your job meets the criteria...

    You need to assure your job meets the criteria spelled out in 310.15(B)(7)
    {240/120 single phase, one dwelling unit, etc) and if so you can use that multiplier.
    Once you get a result you must still...
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    Dennis, Unless I am mistaken or there was a...

    Dennis,
    Unless I am mistaken or there was a change in the '14 Code, you can only use that Table for the individual units. if he is supplying tow meters (two units) he would have to use...
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    I may have been misreading for years. Where is...

    I may have been misreading for years. Where is the wording concerning 'trespassing" ?
  11. Thread: Panelboards

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    can you elaborate

    can you elaborate
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    Because of the wording of 408.36, I don't think...

    Because of the wording of 408.36, I don't think you will find an application that allows a MLO with greater than 6 throws of the handle and in terms of tap rules, 240.21(B)(1) is the only one, I...
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    I think you are referencing 300.3(B) requiring...

    I think you are referencing 300.3(B) requiring all conductors, including the grounded conductor share the same raceway.
    OR
    possibly 200.4(A) depending on how your neutral is connected to the...
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    post 1 states 208Y/120 post 3 states delta ...

    post 1 states 208Y/120 post 3 states delta which is it ??
    ( somewhat a mute point as it can change the Art 240 rules, won't change the 408.36 rule)
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    Cord & Plug Connected ? If so, IMO, it falls...

    Cord & Plug Connected ?
    If so, IMO, it falls under 210.23(A)(1) and would not need to be on it's own circuit UNLESS the manufacturer install instructions call for a dedicated circuit.
  16. Thread: What a mess

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    I also wish I understood this class stuff :D ...

    I also wish I understood this class stuff :D (why my first post added "grain of salt".
    My understanding from Lutron and 725.130, when you remove the Class 2 marking from the power supply, it can be...
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    Note 342.42(B) and 344.42(B)

    Note 342.42(B) and 344.42(B)
  18. Thread: What a mess

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    Dennis, I'm trying my best to recall the results...

    Dennis, I'm trying my best to recall the results of my encounter. As I recall the Lutron controller instructions noted that it could be used as a Class 1 or Class 2 circuit.
    You could follow...
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    As always, take my comment with a grain of salt...

    As always, take my comment with a grain of salt :D, but I, along with some engineers, had our heads in the book for a while over this and in the end I want to say one of the key NEC areas is...
  20. Thread: 277v tl&p

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    I goes without saying that often I am amazed........

    I goes without saying that often I am amazed.....

    so many lil tricks of the trade that folks are reluctant to share.....
  21. Thread: 277v tl&p

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    That's an ole wives tale instigated by lazy...

    That's an ole wives tale instigated by lazy journeymen.
    A lot of contractors have come to realize they can gain a significant production increase by operating the 120v hand tools on 277v.
  22. Do you feel your question has been answered ?

    Do you feel your question has been answered ?
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    In your case, most likely not. It would appear...

    In your case, most likely not.
    It would appear that your disconnect is the "first means of disconnect" and your "service" stops there.
  24. :thumbsup:

    :thumbsup:
  25. I agree with Dennis. Once the buildings were...

    I agree with Dennis. Once the buildings were joined, the "two service" situation became a violation unless you can fit one of the 230.2 requirements.
    I think I would address that elephant in the...
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