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    I'm seconding this with the reason being if...

    I'm seconding this with the reason being if Tenant 1 ever decides to move out (assuming they're the one with the single receptacle noted as being preferred by others), there is no requirement for...
  2. Thank you personally for posting this. I did not...

    Thank you personally for posting this. I did not have a photo of a similar installation and have used this exact scenario before multiple times for a lot of remote wastewater applications that have...
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    You have to meet your local energy code and...

    You have to meet your local energy code and that's it; most units we've done have used just a single light (think porcelain base w/ screw in LED lamp); with local energy codes dictating either a...
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    Check out Article 600 in the NEC.

    Check out Article 600 in the NEC.
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    This is a common misconception (NFPA 101 7.9.2); ...

    This is a common misconception (NFPA 101 7.9.2); it's actually a 1FC average as opposed to a 1FC minimum. There is a maximum to minimum ratio of no more than 40:1, meaning, if you have a maximum...
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    You're probably not going to want to spend the...

    You're probably not going to want to spend the ~$1100 for it, but the principle is essentially a 'diving bell' where you bring your connections into the ground box and don't have to worry about the...
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    Probabaly is OP twice; the way newyork is...

    Probabaly is OP twice; the way newyork is spelled in both profiles indicates something similar. Although I'm from Texas so who knows, maybe that's how ya'll spell it. :)
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    My experience has been a water heater this size...

    My experience has been a water heater this size would meet the 422.13 requirement and only be permitted to be sized at 125%. Nonetheless, it still calculates to the 25A OCPD, but you can see how...
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    450.21(B) exception no.2. We've used this...

    450.21(B) exception no.2. We've used this before with the AHJ signing off on it. Max sure your transformer is compliant as well as the AHJ signing off on it before you go down that path though as...
  10. The line sag needs to be factored in as the worst...

    The line sag needs to be factored in as the worst case distance as well (think wind, summer time heating, ice loads, etc factoring in); so it would be the 14.1' during the lowest point of worst case...
  11. Thread: Art lights

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    Plus one for them as well.

    Plus one for them as well.
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    Also consulting design engineer in Texas: ...

    Also consulting design engineer in Texas:

    We'll complete photometric calcs for the following:

    1) Exterior lighting (parking lot / walkway / entryway)
    2) Interior lighting (only if we need to...
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    Looks pretty cool and really like the color...

    Looks pretty cool and really like the color tuneable aspect of it; the spec sheet says only 600 lumens for the 6" though. How did the lighting levels look? I think it wouldn't be too bad if the...
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    We've been told by numerous lighting...

    We've been told by numerous lighting manufacturers that it is recommended to place surge protection for a dedicated lighting panel, or protect the lighting circuits with surge protection devices as...
  15. Many manufacturers have sample calculators...

    Many manufacturers have sample calculators...
  16. I would recommend using Cummins' sizing software...

    I would recommend using Cummins' sizing software (http://powersuite.cummins.com/en). As you're dealing with motor loads here as others have mentioned you'll have a high in-rush. What won't be...
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    I like your style of paint selection Fulthrotl;...

    I like your style of paint selection Fulthrotl; you may have a bit of Architect in you. We'll call it the Scrooge lighting line and make the lamps moveable so that way we'll need to wire the whole...
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    Remote E-Stops are a requirement for Generators...

    Remote E-Stops are a requirement for Generators greater than 15kW as well. (Art. 445)
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    Want to know how to solve all of this in the...

    Want to know how to solve all of this in the future? We need to make a return back to task lighting. Task lighting in the energy code is exempt. Provide minimal general lighting with some EM and...
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    The entire purpose of the lighting controls is to...

    The entire purpose of the lighting controls is to conserve energy. My thought process would be as we see more renewable energy sources used on projects, will that permit the exemption of controls...
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    Glare will not equal brightness. Glare is the...

    Glare will not equal brightness. Glare is the angle at which the lumens are exiting the luminaire. The higher the angle (think 60° - 80°), the more perceived glare. The reasons why manufacturers...
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    Outdoor lighting can vary greatly between...

    Outdoor lighting can vary greatly between manufacturers when it comes to the optical distribution. There are many different types of Lighting levels for certain applications, similar to indoor...
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    It solves so many issues and questions from the...

    It solves so many issues and questions from the contractor in the field. It makes it very easy for conveying intent of control for each space. Good luck on using it on your next project!
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    I would caution you in doing so in that some...

    I would caution you in doing so in that some codes aren't equal. For example, IECC daylighting requirements are not the same as ASHRAE daylighting requirements. IECC has one single daylight zone...
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    Honestly I know your frustration. The method...

    Honestly I know your frustration. The method I've found that works the best is a room matrix (excel sheet for example). It conveys the intent for the control of the room while allowing multiple...
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