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    The only thing I can offer is what you already...

    The only thing I can offer is what you already know-- that rule does not apply to the LED. Perhaps the NEC will catch up but with the lower wattage they may not see a need to allow 30 amps on these...
  2. Here is something from mike holt- taken from here...

    Here is something from mike holt- taken from here
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    I don't believe you van use 220.83 so IMO you are...

    I don't believe you van use 220.83 so IMO you are stuck with 220.84
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    Many people use an equipment grounding conductor...

    Many people use an equipment grounding conductor in metal raceway. It is a choice one makes but it isn't necessary is all that was being said earlier
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    For those who may not know T. 250.102(C)(1) is...

    For those who may not know T. 250.102(C)(1) is new to the 2014 NEC
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    That table is for the grounded Conductor...

    That table is for the grounded Conductor (neutral) as well as Bonding Jumpers not the equipment grounding conductor. Table 250.122 is for the equipment grounding conductor no matter what the voltage...
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    Look at the table. 9 current carrying conductor...

    Look at the table. 9 current carrying conductor must be derated at 70%. So if you use 90C conductors it may be fine but if you have 10 current carrying conductor then you have a 50% derating.
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    Correct. Each conduit must have an equipment...

    Correct. Each conduit must have an equipment grounding conductor that is large enough to trip the overcurrent protective device. So if a 1/0 is required for a certain size overcurrent protective...
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    The inspector is using 110.3(B). A bit picky but...

    The inspector is using 110.3(B). A bit picky but that is his perogative. It is hard to believe the equipment is service rated and did not come with provision to bond the neutral to the can.

    If...
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    If the box is 2 hour rated isn't there block on...

    If the box is 2 hour rated isn't there block on the opposite side. Surely that would count as an hour, No?

    Where is North Star when we need him? :D
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    I know the first pic units need power but I...

    I know the first pic units need power but I didn't think that was what the op meant- I would call that an on demand. I have never seen the other style with a cord and plug.
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    I agree with the post above. I also am wondering...

    I agree with the post above. I also am wondering why a gas water heater needs an outlet. Is this for venting of the gas? I still don't see this as fitting the bill. Is it that hard to get a wire...
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    I still use the old flip phone and just recently...

    I still use the old flip phone and just recently added texting. I don't text back because it is a pain but at least I can receive them. I imagine when this phone dies I will be forced to take the...
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    What is your question? What size and type...

    What is your question? What size and type conduit are you using?
  15. I don't know of any reason why that would be an...

    I don't know of any reason why that would be an issue however I am interested in how this unit works. Is the battery built in and recharged or do you have to replace the batteries?
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    I think the problem is old age ontop of all that...

    I think the problem is old age ontop of all that other stuff. I hate cell phones. I also noticed that since our internet provider- Time Warner- got a higher level of internet service the one we...
  17. I can see the inspection department not allowing...

    I can see the inspection department not allowing a pool in the location of utility wires that don't meet the required distances. Either the utility moves the wires or they don't get a permit to...
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    Think of a manual transfer switch that has an off...

    Think of a manual transfer switch that has an off position but it isn't service rated. That means that overcurrent protective device is necessary either adjacent to that or immediately inside the...
  19. At 22.5' above the water I am not sure what your...

    At 22.5' above the water I am not sure what your concern would be. Not likely the conductors will fall down into the pool while you are swimming in it. If there is a storm that takes down the wire...
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    Actually that was an existing panel in a utility...

    Actually that was an existing panel in a utility room that never got moved on the remodel. Last time I was there this was a sub panel with seu cable feeding the range. I believe we installed a 120V...
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    I think that was the one I was speaking about in...

    I think that was the one I was speaking about in the earlier post. :thumbsup:
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    That is not the first one of those I have seen. ...

    That is not the first one of those I have seen. I mean , not personally but on the web but I don't know if the other was photoshopped or not. I believe the pic was taken by a member on another...
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    I thought this was interesting. Today I was...

    I thought this was interesting.

    Today I was looking at the Dec. issue of ec&m magazine and I counted 34 full page ads, 7 partial page ad and a total of 62 pages. Arlington had 16 of the full page...
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    Exactly my thought and that is exactly what I...

    Exactly my thought and that is exactly what I did-- well not exactly- I didn't buy the steaks but the home owner owned a restaurant and I asked him if I bought a steak to his business would he cook...
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    I think fluorescents are still used often. I...

    I think fluorescents are still used often. I have use LED undercabinet lights on the wall over the door.
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