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  1. Thread: AFCI Bathrooms

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    AFCI Bathrooms

    I use to think that almost all 120v circuits needed afci in dwellings but I see the bathrooms are exempt. What was the reason that afci was not required in bathrooms but everywhere else?? seems like...
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    Range hood future microwave code question

    I don't have the book in front of me at the moment, but I wanted to know if there was a code requirement to have a 20amp dedicated circuit for a hood over the range in case it is swapped out for a...
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    K. Soon after i posted that question i found my...

    K. Soon after i posted that question i found my answer. 422.5 makes the drinking fountain gfci required to be readily accessible.
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    Gfci readily accessible?

    2014 Nec 210.8 gfci is supposed to be readily accessible. I saw this job where a drinking fountain is installed without the gfci readily accessible. I was told that technically 422.52 does not...
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    Elevator Work lights

    Hello everyone, been away for a while, busy as can be. ;)


    I was in a recent discussion about licensing and elevator pit, hoist way area work.

    I would like to know what others areas require....
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    Locked Rotor Current of Fire Pumps

    A question was asked about a breaker tripping for a fire pump. Its a 1600amp breaker and its my understanding unless there is a short circuit, it should not be tripping, it is supposed to handle the...
  7. Refrigeration condensor unit display Calculation

    Would like to hear from others. Its been a while since I had to do calcs for refrigeration equipment. Wanted to double check my frige and evap pan calculation. The RLA is 12.9, The MCA is 19 for the...
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    I agree with you. I think they really have out...

    I agree with you. I think they really have out did themselves making this a requirement. I just can't see what good will come of wanting to switch a lot of receptacles in commercial offices.
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    Receptacles shut off. they can use time clocks...

    Receptacles shut off. they can use time clocks LOL.
    ASHRAE 90.1 - 2010 section 8.4.2
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    Energy Code 50% switched receptacles

    Just curious of the Mike Holt guys opinion on this.

    I have seen these new construction office buildings that had to have at least 50% of the offices and other areas with sensor controlled...
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    The highlighted red is what I am addressing in...

    The highlighted red is what I am addressing in your post. I am well aware of the common disconnect issue. I stated that in my original post #30, go read it again. What I am getting at is the...
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    I understand your point Don, however I think you...

    I understand your point Don, however I think you missed mine. I was referring to the other part of the code that forbade the sharing of neutrals in emergency circuits and in hospital care areas. Do...
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    I agree with this statement, especially since my...

    I agree with this statement, especially since my area has adopted the 2014 NEC. As most know, there were alot of old circuits that shared neutrals, even emergency circuits. If you tried to extend,...
  14. Thread: NEUTRAL

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    I agree with most of the posts (240volt, possible...

    I agree with most of the posts (240volt, possible smoking electronics), however, most non portable gfci's do not have 'open neutral protection, there fore your gfci will not work without the neutral....
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    Pool Light Electricution

    Sorry to hear about this boy getting electrocuted from a pool light. I though these all had to be gfci protected, but checking the NEC 2014 again, apparently it is only required if the voltage is...
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    Its my understanding you cannot use set screw...

    Its my understanding you cannot use set screw because the wiring to the controller has to have a 2hr (I think) fire rating and set screws do not provide this only compression or rigid conduit with...
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    LED lights on GFCI

    I was told that LED lights are not compatible with gfci's. I have seen one trip a gfci, but never really investigated why, it wasn't my project.

    Is it true that most LED lights are not compatible...
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    Thanks for the recent info. I suppose the info i...

    Thanks for the recent info. I suppose the info i heard about the change was just talk. Nothing official yet.
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    That's why its a recommendation and not required...

    That's why its a recommendation and not required . :-)
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    Thought I might share this comment I made at...

    Thought I might share this comment I made at another area ;) This is the reason for my question.


    The reason I am asking is because it was said that after so many years that the change was to...
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    Thanks for the info. However, didn't they publish...

    Thanks for the info. However, didn't they publish one that was more recent? I am looking for the most latest version if anyone has that link. Thanks.
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    FORBIDDEN Question on Hospital Receptacles

    Ok, I know this is a debate that went on for years and I am not asking for 'opinions' AND I am not looking for a debate on the topic because of the forum rules.

    I actually want to know has it...
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    How would this comply with the NEC as augie47...

    How would this comply with the NEC as augie47 had quoted?
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    This is single phase 3W. In laymans terms, 2...

    This is single phase 3W. In laymans terms, 2 hots 1 neutral :-)
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    Im not 'bidding' this job. This is a project that...

    Im not 'bidding' this job. This is a project that was done by others. I was looking at the work and was wondering should I say something about the load. whether I should 'sweat it' or not.
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