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    Gar, could you elaborate a bit. Sounds in...

    Gar, could you elaborate a bit. Sounds in intriguing but I have zero experience with said filter.

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    Yea, I've been through that even with large 150Kw...

    Yea, I've been through that even with large 150Kw generators. With the big generators changing the setting did work.

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    Yes we get a fault code. I've done the research...

    Yes we get a fault code. I've done the research on it and the issue is the Total Harmonic Distortion is too great on portable generators. In other words, the THD listed for most generators is out...
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    Furnaces and THD with generators

    Hello all,

    Our company has an HVAC department in addition to an electrical one. We often have an issue with our high end furnaces not running off generators. One solution I thought of was to...
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    For anyone who is interested in this thread or...

    For anyone who is interested in this thread or topic, I have an update. First off, I think I have an answer to my original question about what the heck the deal is with asbestos. Without getting...
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    Thanks Guys. Just as I thought. I'll be...

    Thanks Guys. Just as I thought. I'll be interested to see what he says
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    Violation?

    So I installed a trough off a resi meter socket so I could add a service disconnect. In that trough I connected the neutral to trough since it was fed with PVC conduit. I received this violation:
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    Site Visits

    In my opinion half the reason for a site visit is to sell the job. Yes, you need to gather some info and adjust accordingly, but I have the best luck quoting and selling at the same time. I would...
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    Thanks for the laugh and the info.

    Thanks for the laugh and the info.
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    Good call. I was thinking DB because it would be...

    Good call. I was thinking DB because it would be tough and waterproof. Forgot about the sunlight concern.
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    Category Cable Outside

    So, I don't really do any data or phone cable, but I have a customer that needs a phone jack for DSL on the second floor. I intended to use outdoor or direct burial cat 3 or 5 strapped to the side...
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    Thanks all for the replies. After reading them...

    Thanks all for the replies. After reading them and thinking a bit more, I think what's bothering me is how to handle a small project - say adding some lights- in an older building when the owners...
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    What the Heck is the Deal with ASBESTOS

    Hello all, been a while since I've been on the forum. Glad to be back with all the best electricians in the country!

    Anyhow, I'm wiring an old house and I start worrying about asbestos again, I...
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    Thanks for your thoughts. I'm not really working...

    Thanks for your thoughts. I'm not really working on any voltage really, but the building is supplied under 600V. Our customer is having a fiber optic line brought in and the fiber company wants a...
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    What does this acronym strand for?

    I have some specs to prep for a fiber install from the provider. It says: "Place new #6 ground wire bonded to an MGN." I'm not familiar with this acronym. Main Ground Neutral? Anyone know?
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    GFP Protection for Roof Heat Tape.

    Hello Everyone,

    I know that under the NEC, receptacles need to be GFI protected when outdoors. I believe there is an exception for receptacles dedicated for heat tape to have 30ma GFP protection....
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    Simple, clear answer. I appreciate that. I was...

    Simple, clear answer. I appreciate that. I was having trouble understanding why there was two percentages listed, but I get it now. Thanks
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    Generator Pickup and Drop out

    Can someone help me understand what this means. If I have a 80% pickup and a 60% drop out setting on a transfer switch, when exactly will the genset turn on and take the load, and when will it...
  19. Could be worse. Seems like when I run across...

    Could be worse. Seems like when I run across that problem the wires are crispy all the way to the cable feeding the box. Then you have to go into the attic and splice on new section of wire.....or...
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    Gold, this circuit is to essentially switch the...

    Gold, this circuit is to essentially switch the load (lights) for part of a branch circuit, and I understand exactly what you're saying about switching the neutral for this. I was hoping to find...
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    Thanks for the reply Dennis. I wouldn't really...

    Thanks for the reply Dennis. I wouldn't really say the neutrals are paralleled......Almost like they are paralleled from a different panel though. If I'm understanding the specs correctly, it seems...
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    Neutrals from two different panels tied together

    Guys, is there code section that prohibits neutrals from two different panels being tied together? I figure there has to be, but I don't know the section that would apply here. The issue at hand is...
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    Pretty much anywhere that sells breakers. 100A...

    Pretty much anywhere that sells breakers. 100A 2pole is the same as 15A 2pole in terms of fit and availability. Personally, I don't see the need. I'd do a 50 or 60 amp sub.
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    The code requires a disconnect for installs at...

    The code requires a disconnect for installs at the service. The conductors and switch will be sized at 135% per article 460. My primary concern is that the 480volt switch gear is full. I suppose,...
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    Not anymore. What I'm unclear about however, is...

    Not anymore. What I'm unclear about however, is whether we still use the MRC for 1 and 2 family dwellings. I need to call the state or something about that.
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