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  1. Thread: GEC

    by Dennis Alwon
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    What are you trying to do?

    What are you trying to do?
  2. It depends on the states ruling. In NC it is...

    It depends on the states ruling. In NC it is only required if there is an outdoor receptacle in the same bay as an indoor one.
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    I think it is a great idea and I don't see...

    I think it is a great idea and I don't see anything that requires the gfci to be outdoors. I can see an inspector perhaps asking for a sign or something stating the gfci is inside the unit.
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    Bite your tongue.... :D We have offered...

    Bite your tongue.... :D We have offered everything available . Apparently the uppers are 21" high so it would not be compliant. I could get the inspector - perhaps- to agree but then the issue is...
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    IMO, you must use all available electrodes so yes...

    IMO, you must use all available electrodes so yes the rebar must be connected to the ges(grounding electrode system)
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    I agree with Trevor however I would check with an...

    I agree with Trevor however I would check with an inspector especially if it is near a sink. He may use his judgement that the area around a sink is subject to moisture and water penetration.
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  7. Thread: Djd

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    I agree. I don't see any exception for DC...

    I agree. I don't see any exception for DC voltage ..
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    If you had a machine that strips nm -- they do...

    If you had a machine that strips nm -- they do make them it may be worth it but you would have to go thru at least 2 stages and then deal with all the jacket material. I never strip it....not worth...
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    This would be a building zoning issue, IMO not an...

    This would be a building zoning issue, IMO not an NEC issue
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    We have a 25 foot long continuous counter. The...

    We have a 25 foot long continuous counter. The home owner wants to build a temp. box and install the receptacles and then remove them after inspection. I told them I would not be a part of that. ...
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    Thanks. All the ones I have seen were god awful...

    Thanks. All the ones I have seen were god awful ugly. The old Mockett style was the best I have seen. I called Mockett and they said they have a TR and GFCI direct wired unit that has been at UL...
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    IMO, there is nothing that directly states a...

    IMO, there is nothing that directly states a metal plate must be used however there are sections in art. 314 that give me the impression that combustibles must be protected.

    Again this does not...
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    I will allow this thread since the OP has a solar...

    I will allow this thread since the OP has a solar contractor and an electrical contractor doing the work
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    It was brought to my attentiuon that the...

    It was brought to my attentiuon that the installation instruction won't allow it to be installed in a countertop

    installation instructions.
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    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the...

    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the Forum Rules.

    If you feel this action to be in error, feel free to contact me via PM to explain.

    A reminder to all members, if you see a...
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    Adorne Recep. In Kitchen Counter

    I know we cannot install a duplex receptacle face up in a countertop but adorne makes these receptacles that pop out. Why wouldn't that be compliant in a kitchen countertop?
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  17. I also agree - bad connection. The connection is...

    I also agree - bad connection. The connection is enough to read voltage but when a load is applied there isn't enough of a connection to carry the load.
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    Firstly, does this pool meet the definition of...

    Firstly, does this pool meet the definition of permanent or storable. Look at 680 for that
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    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the...

    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the Forum Rules.

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    Can you install the light to the bottom of the...

    Can you install the light to the bottom of the deck shining into the water where the light will always be above water?
  21. Thread: 220.55

    by Dennis Alwon
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    Agreed. I think this is a good one to write out...

    Agreed. I think this is a good one to write out for some of the less experienced.

    Assuming residential load as Gus directed us to T. 220.55 I cannot express the importance to reading these...
  22. I agree the inspector is wrong. Ask him if you...

    I agree the inspector is wrong. Ask him if you had a standard meter socket and used metal conduit to the first disconnect would he require a bonding bushing? Of course he should and you would have...
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    This has been a question I have asked myself many...

    This has been a question I have asked myself many times but I have rarely come out of the back because of this. IMO, the smaller 200 amp meter bases would be a violation as they are quite small to...
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    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the...

    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the Forum rules. This Forum is intended to assist professional electricians, inspectors, engineers, and other members of the electrical industry in the...
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    You are correct, my bad, but I cannot imagine...

    You are correct, my bad, but I cannot imagine running anything smaller to a concrete encased electrode especially if the connection is in the footing. Unuseable in an upgrade...
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