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    You are correct with the terminology. It's a...

    You are correct with the terminology. It's a common mistake many of us have made over the years.

    Bear in mind this is not a commercial building we're talking about. This is a multi-unit...
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    With respect to multi-family dwelling units (3 or...

    With respect to multi-family dwelling units (3 or more) you will need "common area" smoke alarms. That said, unless the inspector can cite some weird or abstract NJ Code, as long as you wire the...
  3. Thread: Permit Fees

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    I think you're onto something here.:happyyes:

    I think you're onto something here.:happyyes:
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    Permit fees here in NJ are usually based on the...

    Permit fees here in NJ are usually based on the $$ amount of the job + DCA education fees. Unless you know what the typical fee is (like in your own township) I would take the advice of others and...
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    U R correct. Sorry for the omission.

    U R correct. Sorry for the omission.
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    I agree, Roto-Split is probably the best. I just...

    I agree, Roto-Split is probably the best. I just purchased an Ideal cable cutter and I'm having some trouble using it. I think it has to do with the cable size adjustment. It may not be tight...
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    ARTICLE 700 Emergency Systems 700.7 Signs. ...

    ARTICLE 700
    Emergency Systems

    700.7 Signs.

    ARTICLE 701
    Legally Required Standby Systems

    701.7 Signs.
    (A) Mandated Standby. A sign shall be placed at the service entrance indicating type...
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    As long as you're going to be removing the...

    As long as you're going to be removing the 3-ways, test for proper voltage with the switches removed. Also splice the wires through and see if the voltage is the same at the other end. If so, then...
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    Granted. But you're talking about the 2014 NEC...

    Granted. But you're talking about the 2014 NEC and the OP says he's still on 2008 and possibly going to the 2011. IMHO bulleted item # 3 under the 2008 NEC (as listed below) is a stretch if you're...
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    It is my understanding that a cord & plug...

    It is my understanding that a cord & plug connected disposal or dishwasher (to a receptacle inside a sink cabinet and not readily accessible) doesn't require GFI protection. But that doesn't mean...
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    Granted. I believe the issue (in my case) was...

    Granted. I believe the issue (in my case) was copper wire being tapped onto the aluminum SE cable at the line side lugs with no anti-oxident (primarily because they didn't want to pay an electrician...
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    Maybe so, but I just upgraded a 100 amp service...

    Maybe so, but I just upgraded a 100 amp service to 150 thinking I had enough spaces in a 30 circuit panel. Surprisingly, I just made it. When I opened the existing panel they had numerous...
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    Haven't used one yet. Murry has had one for some...

    Haven't used one yet. Murry has had one for some time now. Seems like it might be good for a service upgrade where the HO has numerous and existing double and triple tapped breakers.
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    Make sure you have supporting documents and/or...

    Make sure you have supporting documents and/or the owner's manual in case the EI asks for it. Irrespective of whether the tub looks like it was designed for outdoor use he may ask you to provide...
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    Along the same lines and in addition to what...

    Along the same lines and in addition to what others have mentioned appliances are designed to switch the hot leg internally (just as a wall switch would do). Reversing polarity at the receptacle...
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    Did MA officially adopt the 2014 NEC ? If so and...

    Did MA officially adopt the 2014 NEC ? If so and you're bidding on new work then (unfortunately in your case) the kitchen is included under AFCI required protection. If you're still under 2011 you...
  17. Units are $43.27 plus shipping. For 6 units at...

    Units are $43.27 plus shipping. For 6 units at a time comes out to about $46.00 @ including shipping.

    http://sycomsurge.com/~sycomsur/images/products/SYC-T2%20Series.pdf
  18. I use the ones from this company. I usually buy...

    I use the ones from this company. I usually buy 6 at a time and keep 2 in my truck at all times.

    www.sycomsurge.com

    1-800-622-9904

    Model # SYC-120/240-T2

    Warranty -...
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    Sorry for not mentioning this. The start of the...

    Sorry for not mentioning this. The start of the run was in 4/3 MC cable. The aerial portion of the run was done in quad-plex and the under-ground portion was done with 3 # 3's and a # 6 THHN-II. ...
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    Thanks Augie. Great answer and...

    Thanks Augie. Great answer and explaination.:thumbsup:
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    Six switch rule - Understanding 230.71

    I recently installed a 70 amp, 240 volt, single phase service to an open air building at a day camp. The service started with a 70 amp circuit breaker at the admin bldg. then a 50' run to the...
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    I'm with you on that !!!

    I'm with you on that !!!
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    How to mis-interpret something in 3 easy lessons...

    How to mis-interpret something in 3 easy lessons :slaphead::slaphead::slaphead:
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    This is the best advice you can get for the $$$. ...

    This is the best advice you can get for the $$$. If you help you now have an implied liability.

    It's one thing for a HO to install a few receptacles or light fixtures. It's quite another to...
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    In addition to what's already been posted I would...

    In addition to what's already been posted I would suggest you join your local Chamber of Commerce and if you have a regional Chamber I would join that as well. I try to convince many of my...
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