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    I hope not. But then again its NYC :rant:

    I hope not. But then again its NYC :rant:
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    Its true, but should not limit current to such a...

    Its true, but should not limit current to such a significant degree.


    The earth itself is zero ohms from what Mike Holt has said. (If I remember right, it was in one of his videos)
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    Then why does the real world prove otherwise?

    Then why does the real world prove otherwise?
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    There is a nurse office but not a station to my...

    There is a nurse office but not a station to my understanding.

    I guess it would be ruled as an efficiency apartment either way.


    Between you and me I want it ruled as not being such because...
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    You're actually right, there is. Good point :) ...

    You're actually right, there is. Good point :)


    But from my understanding its not enough to so profoundly effect fault current or impedance such that you see ungrounded system behavior...
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    But why does a uni grounded system go from...

    But why does a uni grounded system go from behaving essentially solidly grounded to ungrounded? Why would a ground rod further from the substation have a higher ohm value to the substation ground...
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    Well said. It is literally a hotel with room...

    Well said. It is literally a hotel with room service.

    The thing which makes it more difficult is that you have an onsite kitchen where residents are given daily meals if desired. So the counter...
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    Not sure what you are specifically referring to,...

    Not sure what you are specifically referring to, but the capacitance is negligible relative to resistance and inductance of a line. Often ignored...
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    Not having AFCIs Class 2

    I think this is excessive. Page 5, not having AFCIs is a class 2 violation. :rant:



    https://rules.cityofnewyork.us/sites/default/files/rules/Pdobcc10-26-11a.pdf


    Also page 6 failure to...
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    Limited care could well be applicable by its...

    Limited care could well be applicable by its function. Basically a dormitory for elderly people.


    2014 NEC
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    Assited living facility

    Does an assisted living facility meet the definition of a "dwelling" unit? In so far the plans call that one of the 20amp counter circuits also feed lighting and the bathroom outlet- in addition to...
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    Isolated uni grounded neutral system (or what...

    Isolated uni grounded neutral system (or what ever they call it :lol: )
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    3 wire Uni grounded system

    3 wire Uni grounded system
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    Multi grounded system:

    Multi grounded system:
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    A distribution system where the secondary neutral...

    A distribution system where the secondary neutral is connected (bonded) to the substation ground grid, but no multi grounded neutral is brought out of the substation and run along the poles. Hence...
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    * Correction- best to avoid them if you can....

    * Correction- best to avoid them if you can. Nothing stops you from using the full upper limit to your advantage :thumbsup:
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    I did and thats what I'm talking about. ...

    I did and thats what I'm talking about.


    California is loaded with 3 wire unigrounded distribution systems and there are some utilities like National Grid in Massachusetts that have 3 wire 69kv...
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    If needed, but some it as best avoided if you can.

    If needed, but some it as best avoided if you can.
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    I know, have to find the pages. I've seen design...

    I know, have to find the pages. I've seen design builds for distribution / along with k1/ground compensation for MHO distance elements all modeling the lines that way.


    However, I do not...
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    I wouldn't be all to worried with a stable...

    I wouldn't be all to worried with a stable transmission system and tap changers that tap down faster as the voltage increases. Yes 123 would be better, but it increases the odds of having to put up...
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    I recommend you read these, highly educational. ...

    I recommend you read these, highly educational.


    Of note, transmission and sub-transmission voltages will vary + or - 5% of nominal for many complex reasons and sometimes will vary + or - 10%.
    ...
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    120 volts is nominal- which basically means a...

    120 volts is nominal- which basically means a certain min or max range that can not be exceeded. In reality it will vary between 115 to 127 if not more. Sometimes it will be continuously above or...
  23. Could have done without the first few sentences.

    Could have done without the first few sentences.
  24. Per phase. So a 225 amp breaker is 225 amps per...

    Per phase. So a 225 amp breaker is 225 amps per phase.


    225 amps x 208 volts x 1.73= 81kva.



    If no current is flowing no power or work is being done.
  25. Good point. What the consensus / theory on...

    Good point.


    What the consensus / theory on side trips?
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