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  1. 480V phase to phase for a light is basically the...

    480V phase to phase for a light is basically the same as 240V for your water heater.

    Technically speaking you don't "need" a neutral ever to make something work and there are some specific rules...
  2. Sounds like an expensive switch.

    Sounds like an expensive switch.
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    Way back in the second to the last decade of the...

    Way back in the second to the last decade of the twentieth century it was common to put all the GFIs on one circuit and put the GFI recpt wherever.
  4. A motor starter is used for motors.

    A motor starter is used for motors.
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    I don't think so. The bussing is the same. They...

    I don't think so. The bussing is the same. They make main breaker kits to go in the other direction from what you are asking.
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    There is very little that help that can be...

    There is very little that help that can be offered using only typed messages on the internet to solve a problem of this nature. You need to hire a licensed electrician and have him on site to sort...
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    You calculate voltage drop based on the actual...

    You calculate voltage drop based on the actual number of amps being drawn out there at the barn, not the size of the breaker you use to send power to the barn.
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    Most are multi voltage compatible up to 277V,...

    Most are multi voltage compatible up to 277V, maybe more if they are sold in Canada.
  9. Welcome to the forum. There is no NEC rule...

    Welcome to the forum.

    There is no NEC rule about location or type of switching, and there should not be one. It is a design issue.
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    I don't think I've ever seen such a thing on a...

    I don't think I've ever seen such a thing on a set of prints. I haven't worked new construction in a while though.
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    All commercial grade led fixtures will have 0 10V...

    All commercial grade led fixtures will have 0 10V dimming. It is necessary to pull a pair of control wires to the switch j box and you can only use a 0 10V dimmer to dim the fixtures.
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    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the...

    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the Forum Rules.

    If you feel this action to be in error, feel free to contact me via PM to explain.
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    Interesting. It's the latter that I am aware of....

    Interesting. It's the latter that I am aware of. My boss set one off one evening due to a misadventure at the municipal water treatment plant.
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    Spark arresters (sp?) are on the power poles....

    Spark arresters (sp?) are on the power poles. Reclosers are at the substation.
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    Couple of questions, What does your meter tell...

    Couple of questions,
    What does your meter tell you when you test voltage?

    Don't forget the transformal neutral can be bonded at the transformer or the secondary disconnect. Did you look both...
  17. Thread: 20A FSU

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    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the...

    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the Forum rules. This Forum is intended to assist professional electricians, inspectors, engineers, and other members of the electrical industry in the...
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    If you want to be taken seriously, get good,...

    If you want to be taken seriously, get good, answers, and not be accused of trolling you need to pay more attention to grammar and punctuation. It doesn't have to be perfect, mine isn't, but the post...
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    This would be a building and fire code issue. ...

    This would be a building and fire code issue.

    I second the idea of running mc
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    The derived neutral is in the secondary of your...

    The derived neutral is in the secondary of your transformer and there is no electrical connection to the primary unless you make one, and generally this is not done.
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    You didn't ask any question. You said here's an...

    You didn't ask any question. You said here's an exception that might apply.
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    What does that have to do with powering a...

    What does that have to do with powering a dishwasher from the SABC?
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    Then that would be a No, because it's a circuit...

    Then that would be a No, because it's a circuit for the dishwasher, not a small appliance branch circuit.

    Then that would also be a No. Any circuit serving the countertops shall have no other...
  25. Thread: detail G

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    Each building needs its own grounding electrode...

    Each building needs its own grounding electrode system. If you have rebar in the footing that qualifies as a concrete encased electrode then you need to use it as your grounding electrode.
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