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    4.14.2* For structures exceeding 60 ft (18 m) in...

    4.14.2* For structures exceeding 60 ft (18 m) in height, the interconnection of the lightning protection system grounding electrodes and other grounded media shall be in the form of a ground loop...
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    Lightning Protection in Existing Building

    Hello!

    I am working on a lightning protection project that is assessing the protection of an existing industrial facility. The building is OLD, and no one/no document seems to be able to show the...
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    Thanks for the replies, gentlemen. I really...

    Thanks for the replies, gentlemen. I really enjoy thinking about how our 'standard practices' formed, and challenging the BoD. You guys rock!

    --Nate
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    Insulated vs. Bare Ground Wire Application

    Hey All,
    I may be overthinking this one, but one of our interns asked about the application of bare ground wire vs insulated ground wire, and I can't stop second-guessing my answer.

    My gut...
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    Seen this used: ...

    Seen this used:

    http://hydrel.acuitybrands.com/products/underwater/wet-dry

    Particularly:

    http://hydrel.acuitybrands.com/products/detail/47380/hydrel/wd9000/wet-dry-fixture/overview

    Hope...
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    NFPA 110 and Rail Signaling

    Hey All,
    I am trying to determine between Level 1 and 2 equipment for a rail signaling project I am working on. The current signaling system is powered from a single drop and has a UPS for about an...
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    The OP appreciates the extra info! :p Thanks...

    The OP appreciates the extra info! :p

    Thanks for the clarification, all.
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    Transformer "Secondary" OCPD

    This seems like a simple/stupid question that I can't find the answer to. Maybe you all can help.

    When secondary overcurrent protection devices are mentioned in Table 450.3(B), what counts as...
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    Hi all, thanks for the comments. Sorry for the...

    Hi all, thanks for the comments. Sorry for the terrible image (I guess that's what you get for not previewing the post before sending it out :P The text reads as follows in reference to the service...
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    Service Entrance Grounding

    19779I am reviewing some specs and came across this section. I was wondering what you all thought of creating a loop with the grounds and connecting the ends back together, like the state is...
  11. Calculating Ground Bus Bar Short Circuit Current Force

    I am trying to spec the correct anchoring epoxy and threaded rod depth for a switchgear ground busbar. Hilti has a lot of information on the tension and shear forces based off of the anchor...
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    Insulated Connectors- Product Recommendation?

    To All:
    I have a question on how to connect multiple wires in a conduit. (Please go easy on me, I am really green with this stuff.)

    I have a project where roughly 50 items require grounding to...
  13. Fall-of-Potential Testing on Existing Ground Systems

    Hello All:
    I am not very familiar with grounding systems, but have been researching fall-of-potential testing for a project, and was wondering of I could get some help with a question. I understand...
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    This is coming from a young guy still in school. ...

    This is coming from a young guy still in school. I spent 4 in the Air Force playing elec technician, and decided to get a BSEET when I got out. It is great! You get a lot of hands-on experience,...
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    Switchgear Sequence of Operations

    Hey All,
    I'm hoping you can help me out with a random question about some switchgear (Main-Tie-Main) that I am doing some research on. It appears that there are two automatic sequences of...
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    Thanks For The Help

    Thanks for the help, everyone. Its great hearing everyone's opinions and practices on the matter.
    Have a great day,
    --Nate
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    This is exactly what I was looking for! I...

    This is exactly what I was looking for! I appreciate all the comments from others as well. I especially appreciate everyone pointing out the continuous and non-continuous load differences. I'm...
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    Calculating Receptacle Layout: VA Calculations

    To All:

    I have a quick calculation check if anyone is willing. I am scheduling a receptacle panel and want to make sure my thought process is correct.

    For the plan, I have a total of 100...
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    Staggering Receptacle Layout

    Hey All,
    This is my first post, but I have been utilizing this site all summer for my EE internship, and I just want to say what a help it has been for an aspiring EE major trying to get some...
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