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    While I did not look at your sketch, I can tell...

    While I did not look at your sketch, I can tell that to met the requirments this is typicaly done with a listed control box that is made for this purpose. It is really the only practical way to...
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    Wow, an A/C guy who understands conductor sizing...

    Wow, an A/C guy who understands conductor sizing better than many electricians and inspectors.
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    There seems to be some confusion here in the...

    There seems to be some confusion here in the responses given. You indicate that these are service conductors. There is no EGC in that case. Review Part X of Article 250, especially 250.186.
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    You may be thinking of 422.34 but it would not...

    You may be thinking of 422.34 but it would not apply to your water heater as it would not have a marked off position.
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    I'm glad to hear this is your only complaint....

    I'm glad to hear this is your only complaint. Some years back there was some unknown company making one. I never heard anything good about it so I never tried it.
    As progressive as Milwaukee is I'm...
  6. Thread: 4 pole ATS

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    Copy and paste?

    Copy and paste?
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    Here are the Cummins white papers on this: ...

    Here are the Cummins white papers on this:

    Part 1: https://mart.cummins.com/imagelibrary/data/assetfiles/0056629.pdf
    Part 2: https://mart.cummins.com/imagelibrary/data/assetfiles/0056582.pdf
  8. Thread: 4 pole ATS

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    There are some applications where switching the...

    There are some applications where switching the neutral is required. Cummins has some really good white papers on switched VS solid neutral switches.
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    Tandem breakers today are marked "CTL" and are...

    Tandem breakers today are marked "CTL" and are designed so they only fit in certain places in an approved panel in order to limit their installation in a UL compliant manner.
    Non CTL breakers are...
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    I think you could as long as it has US NRTL...

    I think you could as long as it has US NRTL listing but I wonder about the economics of doing so. You will of course need a 600 volt fire pump controller to match it and a transformer. If this is an...
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    In my view one of the best sources right now is...

    In my view one of the best sources right now is DiodeLED. Very high quality. It takes some study to learn their different types and colors of tape, tracks and diffussers but for a quality job it is...
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    You can but you run the risk of nuisance trips. I...

    You can but you run the risk of nuisance trips. I guess low volume of sales drives the high cost of 30ma breakers.
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    I've seen this a number of times. It is my...

    I've seen this a number of times. It is my opinion that it is not code compliant as the genset weather housing is not an electrical enclosure, rather a generator set enclosure. I've heard the...
  14. This whole discussion is moot as the NEC requires...

    This whole discussion is moot as the NEC requires this service to be bonded and grounded.
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    that would work. Barriers are available for 4...

    that would work. Barriers are available for 4 square boxes.
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    It is likely that these can not be in the same...

    It is likely that these can not be in the same box. Is this a class 2 circuit?
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    If this is a slab on grade, see 300.5(B). NM...

    If this is a slab on grade, see 300.5(B). NM cable is not approved for wet locations.
    If you choose to use UF cable your ENT can be just a sleeve and be open on each end. If you use single...
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    I know of no NEC issue with an LB or similar. I...

    I know of no NEC issue with an LB or similar. I have seen a number of POCOs that prohibit conduit bodies in service raceways.
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    Have you read the exam bulletin? Never go by...

    Have you read the exam bulletin? Never go by trash talk and rumors in the trade as only the official bulletin means anything.
    Here is a link: ...
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    Well said. I would add that there also will be...

    Well said. I would add that there also will be NRTL issues in many jurisdictions.
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    Are you just doing the cable runs and someone...

    Are you just doing the cable runs and someone else is doing the system? I would hope so as this violates the max lengths for both ethernet and POE. There is no for sure way to know if this will even...
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    In most POCO rate structures you would have...

    In most POCO rate structures you would have demand billing for an account like this. If that is your case, in the off season you will still be paying demand charges based on your large demand month...
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    Does not violate anything code wise. That said, I...

    Does not violate anything code wise. That said, I would not be inclined to do it if given the choice due to future maintenance issues.
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    It is a code violation to have the EGC and the...

    It is a code violation to have the EGC and the neutral in the same hole. However, this has nothing to do with your obvious short circuit. Do you have an ohm VOM and know how to use it? Respectfully,...
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    Is this panel where the service disconnect is?

    Is this panel where the service disconnect is?
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