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    Exterior receptacle for wall mount tv

    Can anyone point me in the direction of a receptacle/ code compliant cover for a wall mount tv installed on an outdoor porch.

    Porch ceiling is covered, but open to weather from the front.

    TV...
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    Sleeving cable into panel

    Would a connector be required on the pvc pipe if I used it as a sleeve for SER cable entering a panel?

    Thanks
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    Portable generator connection.

    I have a job where there are 2 main breaker panels installed at a residence.

    Owner would like to be able to choose selected circuits manually from these panels in the event of an outage.

    I will...
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    So for the 2014 cycle if I install without any...

    So for the 2014 cycle if I install without any insulation I can use the 75deg column?

    Thanks.
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    Total load for this panel will be approx 150 A ....

    Total load for this panel will be approx 150 A . The code cycle is 2014 we are working under.
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    Help with SER cable ampacities

    I am looking to feed a 200 amp panel that is located about 115' from The meter base.

    Here is the scenario.
    - (1) 200 amp panel will be installed from the meter base at the point of entrance on...
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    Square D XO. I just changed out a panel a few...

    Square D XO.

    I just changed out a panel a few weeks back.
  8. Thread: NM cable

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    AHJ is saying that the cables are packed too...

    AHJ is saying that the cables are packed too tightly together and that it will cause hot spots.

    He did not specifically say they were bundled, just said that heat can build up in each hole they...
  9. Thread: NM cable

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    NM cable

    Has there been a change in the 2014 code that deals with the number of NM cables that can be run through bored holes in wood construction?

    I am familiar with the deraiting off cables if there is...
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    It has a kitchen and a bathroom that account for...

    It has a kitchen and a bathroom that account for approximately 350 sq ft, no bedrooms.

    The rest, approximately 4500 sq ft is open with 1 area 150 sq ft for a work area. Work bench, etc.
    ...
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    Outbuilding at residence

    What is the correct way to figure a load calc for an outbuilding at a residence?

    Would lighting for instance be figured by the actual amp draw per fixture?

    Wall receptacles A Volt amp value...
  12. Thread: LED 6" trims

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    LED 6" trims

    I am having trouble finding a decent priced($20/$25 range) LED one piece dimmable 6" trim for recessed lighting.

    I would prefer being in the 3500K range , and a lumen output of 800/900.

    Would...
  13. Thread: 225 A

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    225 A

    Is it code compliant to feed a 225 amp panel from a 200 amp meter socket?
    The socket is rated for 200 amp continuous duty.

    Thanks
  14. Thread: #1 or #1/0 Cu.

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    #1 or #1/0 Cu.

    I have a single phase 400A service I installed on a new residence.

    Out of the meter can is 2/0 thhn Cu supplying a 200A MB panel located immediately inside the dwelling.

    Also out of the meter...
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    Pool panel feeders

    I am bidding an in ground pool installation.

    Home is 2 years old

    E.C. set a 400A socket, came directly in with 1 200A panel then set a disco and ran 100' thru the basement to other end of house...
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    Suspended ceiling bath fans

    Finding it difficult to come up with a universal way to mount bathroom exhaust fans in grid ceilings.

    There are so many variables with fan styles that mounting in a consistent manner seems...
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    Non UL listed meter base

    I recently received a meter socket from my local utility. It bears no UL designation. Can utility provided components be subject to disapproval by the AHJ?
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    Steam shower lighting

    Does anyone here have experience with recessed can lighting in a steam shower ceiling?

    What I was wondering was:

    Do wet rated recessed trims hold up over time to the excessive moisture?
    ...
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    I see my error. I was figuring VD for a 120 V...

    I see my error. I was figuring VD for a 120 V circuit, not 240.

    #6 should work fine.
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    Pool equipment sub panel

    I am looking at a job that requires a 130'run from the main service panel in the home to a pool house.

    Pool contractor wants a 60 amp sub feed quoted for the job.
    With all pool equipment, a...
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    True.

    True.
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    Circuit ID on faceplate?

    Is it a requirement to have to have the circuit # and panel ID located on the front of a faceplate in an assisted living facility?

    Faceplates in question are NOT part of the emergency system.
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    Have heard the term weak coil thrown around...

    Have heard the term weak coil thrown around before. Can it in fact be "good" from an ohms reading standpoint but still not be strong enough to work properly?
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    Yes it stays pulled in. C/Xfmr checks fine for...

    Yes it stays pulled in. C/Xfmr checks fine for line voltage output,122V AC
    I don't know what the VA value for this coil is supposed to be.

    You can hear a faint buzz like it wants to pull in but...
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    Magnetic starter coil test

    I need to determine if a 120V coil in a magnetic starter is good or bad.

    Input voltage is correct but the coil will not bring in the contractor unless I depress it manually.

    What value ohm...
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