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    Have not seen an Eaton AFCI type CL, nor standard...

    Have not seen an Eaton AFCI type CL, nor standard 2-poles for that matter.

    Don't believe type CL come with Neutral-bus connections on the breaker either.
  2. Thread: Steam shower

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    It's either repair or replace for me. If no...

    It's either repair or replace for me.

    If no fix, people expect my recommendation, or a referral. People are not comfortable with a clueless punt, but seem OK with a thoughtful hand off.

    When...
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    How many times before have you used your Sharpie...

    How many times before have you used your Sharpie to mark a breaker "All Plugs & Lights".

    What's wrong with your Sharpie now?
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    The units recommended to my clients, which demand...

    The units recommended to my clients, which demand Class A GFCI (See #2), are built to comply with the toughest safety certifications, including UL for the United Kingdom, CE for Europe, the tough...
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    350 Volts - a safe and harmless ‘zap’

    A device to shock you off bad habbits
    http://www.industrytap.com/shocking-invention-this-bracelet-will-give-you-electric-shock-for-over-eating/49229
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    Since the NEC omits this specific appliance from...

    Since the NEC omits this specific appliance from GFCI requirements, the only regulating body for safety remains a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL) certification during manufacture.
    ...
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    My guess is a screen interface for the Simplex...

    My guess is a screen interface for the Simplex IAM will show label names for each connection point, and symbols will reference a legend for your specific-status monitors.

    Or, maybe your Simplex...
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    Yes I see, 210.52(B) exception #2 is not an SABC...

    Yes I see, 210.52(B) exception #2 is not an SABC exception, nor specific to 210.52(B).
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    I asked that question first, so please explain...

    I asked that question first, so please explain why Larry can't use this exception.
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    Here is an interesting code section that may...

    Here is an interesting code section that may apply to Larry's case.
    2017 NEC 210.52(B)(1) Exception No.2

    Exception No. 2: In addition to the required receptacles specified by 210.52, a...
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    Is POCO qualifying your work for energy rebate? ...

    Is POCO qualifying your work for energy rebate?

    If utility qualifies your lamps & controls, rebates can be worth a lot to clients.
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    Glad someone is paying attention, even if that...

    Glad someone is paying attention, even if that part wasn't mentioned.
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    1) Yes, if appliances tapped from separate...

    1) Yes, if appliances tapped from separate disposer/DW circuit
    2) Yes, if at least 2 SABC's remain dedicated to counter plugs
    3) Yes, if replacing old-work plugs only, per 406.4(D)


    Since 2014...
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    NFPA-70E Maintenance Permits

    Permits for maintenance & hot work are coming to the next NFPA 70E code cycle. 70E is providing step-by-step procedures for issuing of permits from any of several default AHJ's. Where no municipal...
  15. Insurance adjusters, inspectors, and EC's may...

    Insurance adjusters, inspectors, and EC's may look more closely at renovation re-work than others.

    Missing Tamper Resistant plugs after remodels is the 1st clue the place is riddled with code...
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    Then mount push button in wall. Pneumatic line...

    Then mount push button in wall. Pneumatic line needs no electrical box, but can use box w/ cover plate hole matched to button.
  17. Thread: AFCI hates GFCI!

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    Contractors that complete projects with...

    Contractors that complete projects with extension-cord wiring, missing Smokes, or improper fuses, usually can’t figure out AFCI’s among other things, and refuse to acknowledge any violation, much...
  18. Thread: AFCI hates GFCI!

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    1) Hal is asking if AFCI tripped with plain old...

    1) Hal is asking if AFCI tripped with plain old 3-prong plug you used, when no GFCI was is inline?

    2) Can you explain why AFCI code compliance was so important to you?
    ...a) Did you expect it...
  19. Thread: AFCI hates GFCI!

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    remove unacceptable language

    If AFCI's frustrate house flippers & remodel masters, then they operate as intended:

    If a house Flipper's reset button wont hold, and the buyer or home inspector wants it, then Flipper is force...
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    Excellent troubleshooting. AFCI's separate the...

    Excellent troubleshooting. AFCI's separate the wheat from the chaff.

    Do you mind explaining how that instant pot works?
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    The best to get it is by inspection correction. ...

    The best to get it is by inspection correction. Eventful experiences builds memories needed to learn & remember.
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    Estimating 20% of my Power-Failure dispatches...

    Estimating 20% of my Power-Failure dispatches are found outside the building, before reaching meters. About half of those are loose Neutrals (repaired by POCO / Utility lineman). Linemen also pull...
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    Nice work Pete. Type CH AFCI still have GFPE...

    Nice work Pete. Type CH AFCI still have GFPE functions, but BR does not.
    The 6 trip codes for Type BR are shown below with no GFPE function.
    #5 is 160vac over voltage disconnect -- most impressive...
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    What everyone says answers code minimum...

    What everyone says answers code minimum requirements.

    Exceeding code for future expansion or by design with a GFCI is allowed, but rarely approved, paid, or justified without good cause.

    Design...
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    When a gas line is already in place, a Tamper...

    When a gas line is already in place, a Tamper Resistant GFCI outlet for 120v gas dryer (in laundry or garage) is the down sell that could be offered, but is perhaps controversial.

    2-Pole GFCI's...
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