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    If there is a minimum distance required it's not...

    If there is a minimum distance required it's not in the NEC. Maybe some will chime in with some other code.
  2. Thread: Swivel covers

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    EMT cannot support a fixture or other equipment.

    EMT cannot support a fixture or other equipment.
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    If I remember correctly NYC allows MC cable for...

    If I remember correctly NYC allows MC cable for commercial work and NM cable for single family dwellings.
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    The detached structure should have its own GES...

    The detached structure should have its own GES making the GEC quite short. If you meant EGC with the feeder than yes that needs to be increased in size if you increase the size of the ungrounded...
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    Just my opinion but if I were to do any work on...

    Just my opinion but if I were to do any work on this pool I would make sure that everything, even the existing stuff is properly bonded. Improperly installed pols are potentially dangerous and could...
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    I agree with Dave. Unless he can cite a specific...

    I agree with Dave. Unless he can cite a specific code violation the panel is fine where it is.
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    Using the rebar with 400 ohms of resistance is...

    Using the rebar with 400 ohms of resistance is useless and dangerous. Have you checked the existing metal parts to see what the resistance is between them and the pool pump? If it's near zero then...
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    You cannot use a ground rod. Can you find the...

    You cannot use a ground rod. Can you find the equipotential bonding conductor that is bonding the pool pump or other equipment and run the new one to it?
  9. Unless the heater is running at full load for 3...

    Unless the heater is running at full load for 3 or more hours it is not considered a continuous load according to the NEC. Storage type water heater require the 125% factor because is an NEC...
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    Given the popularity of food trucks maybe they...

    Given the popularity of food trucks maybe they should be covered under the NEC but for now they're not.
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    Unless there is a local code if someone is...

    Unless there is a local code if someone is telling me to do something then it better be in the book (NEC). You're not antagonizing someone if they're wrong.
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    It can be bare. The inspector is incorrect.

    It can be bare. The inspector is incorrect.
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    No required.

    No required.
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    Should look like this with the steel columns...

    Should look like this with the steel columns originating at the footings.

    http://www.newsteelconstruction.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/aDSC_1642.jpg
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    That is not building steel which is an electrode...

    That is not building steel which is an electrode according to the NEC. It's simply an isolated piece of steel supported by a poured concrete structure.
  16. Thread: Ibew jw test

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    For us you start as a TA1 (temporary apprentice...

    For us you start as a TA1 (temporary apprentice 1st year). If you want to take a test and get "slotted" based on your test results you will become a helper not an apprentice and not be in the...
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    You cannot just chop out some concrete and...

    You cannot just chop out some concrete and connect the GEC to a piece of rebar.
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    If it had building steel then that's normally...

    If it had building steel then that's normally what you would use. Common grounding electrodes are typically for poured concrete buildings.
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    If there is building steel then that ground bus...

    If there is building steel then that ground bus would be connected it to it somehow. Not sure why they're showing a 400 kcmil Al conductor when the largest ever required would be 250 Al.
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    Depending on the scope of the project it can vary...

    Depending on the scope of the project it can vary widely. You have to factor in temporary hoists as well as temp power for the permanent elevators. To that add all of your lighting and power needs...
  21. Thread: Ibew jw test

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    So they will allow you enter the NJATC program as...

    So they will allow you enter the NJATC program as a second or third year apprentice or do you need to start from the beginning?
  22. Thread: Ibew jw test

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    Which local?

    Which local?
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    They do make MC cable with individually marked...

    They do make MC cable with individually marked conductors.
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    Can you use a tapered threaded metal nipple into...

    Can you use a tapered threaded metal nipple into a straight threaded female adapter or do you run into the same incompatible thread issues?
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    Same issue with SE cable connectors. Must be 90%...

    Same issue with SE cable connectors. Must be 90% of all residential services around here use SE cable into the meter pan hub, every one of those is a violation, thankfully those doing the...
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