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    Solar Carport-Rapid Shutdown

    Looking for input on your area requirements for Rapid Shutdown on Carports or Canopies.

    Does your AHJ or Building official require Rapid Shutdown for these structures?
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    Generac has the "all in one" cable that is code...

    Generac has the "all in one" cable that is code compliant and preferred by most installers. It is approved for direct burial and has correct color coding for the system interconnection between...
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    The reason is because of Larry, the Cable Guy. He...

    The reason is because of Larry, the Cable Guy. He would always loosen the burndy to insert his ground wire and wasn't talented enough to tighten it back up. So the rule was changed to irreversible...
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    NMC has not been available for years...

    NMC has not been available for years...
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    IMO...the T1 wire should run with the feeder...

    IMO...the T1 wire should run with the feeder because the neutral for the battery charger is with the feeder...300.3(B)
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    1. Doesn't Generac require copper conductors? 2....

    1. Doesn't Generac require copper conductors?
    2. SE can't be used in the ground.
    3. Absolutely not. TH wire is a 725 wiring method.
    4. Is the genny disco within sight of the building?
  7. Thread: 210.63

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    Thanks Dennis...kinda like everyone goes 80MPH on...

    Thanks Dennis...kinda like everyone goes 80MPH on the highway and there supposed to go 65...
  8. Thread: 210.63

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    210.63

    Can the required receptacle in 210.63 be connected to the 422.12 branch circuit?
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    Yes...I pulled this from the 2nd draft

    Yes...I pulled this from the 2nd draft
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    2020 Supply-Side Source Connections

    CMP 4 has this for 2020...

    (C) Overcurrent Protection.
    The power source output circuit conductors shall be protected from overcurrent in accordance with 705.30. If fuses are not integral with...
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    705.12(B)(2)(1)&(2)

    705.12(B)(2)(1)&(2)
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    I ordered a roll of copper #8 solid grid with 12"...

    I ordered a roll of copper #8 solid grid with 12" x 12" squares in 2-feet wide for perimeter bonding around a pool in 2005 when the Code first had the new 680.26 requirement. It came from Harger...
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    There is a change coming for 2020 that will...

    There is a change coming for 2020 that will address this shortcoming. All 125-250 volt receptacles will need GFCI protection in any 210.8(A) location....with no amperage limitation.
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    Would the connection violate 230.82 because it is...

    Would the connection violate 230.82 because it is connected to the supply side of the service disconnecting means?
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    Nice catch on the #6 EGC...:thumbsup:

    Nice catch on the #6 EGC...:thumbsup:
  16. For lightning protection...everything should be...

    For lightning protection...everything should be bonded so you have equipotential. That wire around the room sounds like an IPGB (interior perimeter ground bus) and every piece of equipment gets...
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    Tesla Solar Roof

    I hear the 1st Tesla Solar Roof install is coming to Massachusetts. Has anyone else seen the glass solar roof from Tesla?
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    Interesting arrangement. Thanks for sharing.

    Interesting arrangement. Thanks for sharing.
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    Explain what size GEC's and how the size was...

    Explain what size GEC's and how the size was figured?
    Thanks
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    Did you consult with the manufacturer about...

    Did you consult with the manufacturer about pulling the jumpers in the disconnects and installing the system bonding jumper inside that gen-set and then land the GEC there?
  21. I don't see any requirement in the Code to bond...

    I don't see any requirement in the Code to bond the metal raceway or metal wiring method to the ground bar inside the nonmetallic equipment enclosure. 314.3 applies to boxes.

    I guess 250.4(A)(5)...
  22. Bonding Metallic Raceways Connected to Nonmetallic Equipment

    314.3 requires internal (Ex No.1) or integral bonding means (Ex No. 2) when metal raceways or metal-armored cables are used with nonmetallic boxes.

    Why is there no Code requirement for internal or...
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    Just put a 12 x 12 metal junction box on one end...

    Just put a 12 x 12 metal junction box on one end and ground the RMC there.
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    Great (time consuming) explanation :thumbsup:

    Great (time consuming) explanation :thumbsup:
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    All this discussion about paralleling 20KW...

    All this discussion about paralleling 20KW generators and there just is not a reason they need to be paralleled.

    Post a valid reason to parallel small optional backup generators?

    Here is a...
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