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    It depends on which code you are using. New to...

    It depends on which code you are using. New to the 2017 is this




    Not sure about the UV light but I would check with the installation instructions. The nec doesn't seem to mention it
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    Trey- resistive heat works backwards from motor...

    Trey- resistive heat works backwards from motor loads etc

    Here is an example of how resisitance heat works using ohms law
    Lets take a baseboard heater that is rated 2000 watts at 240V. What is...
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    I moved publicgood's new thread here (post above)...

    I moved publicgood's new thread here (post above) because it is basically the same. publicgood
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    I know that I was just getting back to the...

    I know that I was just getting back to the original thread. While it is fine to do with the equipment grounding conductor some may think it is okay with the neutral. Often times the use of the word...
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    Sure it is but it is not the best action, imo. ...

    Sure it is but it is not the best action, imo. BTW, it is not just a case of pigtailing with the neutrals. If you do that for the neutrals then you have to make sure the breakers are on opposite...
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    BTW, will 14/2 even go inside 3/8" flex. We...

    BTW, will 14/2 even go inside 3/8" flex. We usually use 1/2" carflex and have never been turned down
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    I agree that 3/8" flex should be fine however if...

    I agree that 3/8" flex should be fine however if you read this (below) an inspector could turn it down. My personal opinion is where it says "where necessary" and inside the cabinet is not a place I...
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    I am confused-- you are showing 2 different...

    I am confused-- you are showing 2 different panels. The CH panel does look like a split buss but I have not ever seen a ch split buss before
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    I am opening this thread after talking with the poster. He has a solar company working on this.
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    If we lose power in the winter I can deal with...

    If we lose power in the winter I can deal with that as I have a wood stove and food can be set outside however the summers here can be brutal...-- no a/c, no water, no place for food etc. We usually...
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    I still don't have a genny either. I had one...

    I still don't have a genny either. I had one years ago but it was such a bad experience for me that I decided not to use one. With houses in my area that are all electric, wells etc a small...
  12. You clearly need to get someone who knows about...

    You clearly need to get someone who knows about solar involved in your setup. With a 20 amp service you cannot back fed the panel with 125 amps--The max back fed breaker allowed is 40 amps on a 200...
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    It is not in 410.151(C). I guess the same...

    It is not in 410.151(C). I guess the same wording that won't allow a keyless in a clothes closet that has an enclosed led bulb--:D
  14. Table 250.102(C)(1) is the table you need to size...

    Table 250.102(C)(1) is the table you need to size the bonding jumper. Is this what you need
  15. Welcome to the forum. The nec does not define...

    Welcome to the forum. The nec does not define how much space is needed just that there needs to be space. Technically a 1/100th inch or less is sufficient just as long as they are not touching
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    Are these line voltage or low voltage lights? If...

    Are these line voltage or low voltage lights? If they are 120v then perhaps the wattage is too high. What size breaker? What is the total wattage? If there are 4 lights at 500 watts each that may...
  17. Thread: 240.21c

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    It would help to know distance and whether this...

    It would help to know distance and whether this is outside, inside or both. Does the MDP have a main????
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    This is so obvious to me. If there is a short...

    This is so obvious to me. If there is a short between one hot wire and a neutral or ground the cb will trip regardless if there are 2 poles connected. It would not be any different for overcurrent.
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    Same idea happened here a few months ago. Construction crew hit a gas line outside

    https://indyweek.com/news/durham/what-we-know-about-the-explosion-downtown-durham/
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    If this amendment is true then it has not been...

    If this amendment is true then it has not been posted to there website

    https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Inspections-Licenses-and-Permits/Plan-Review/Adopted-Codes
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    From Eaton ...

    From Eaton https://www.eaton.com/content/dam/eaton/products/medium-voltage-power-distribution-control-systems/reclosers/recloser-definition-information-td280027en.pdf
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    I think the inspector is correct especially if...

    I think the inspector is correct especially if the disconnects have an overcurrent protective device. The max height is 6'7" to the top of the breaker
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    I believe at the pole or transformer

    I believe at the pole or transformer
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    Sounds to me like there is an issue with the...

    Sounds to me like there is an issue with the chargers. Again does the unit state 208V.

    If the gfci in the unit does not use a neutral then I wonder if it is using the equipment grounding...
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    I just assumed everything on the light was...

    I just assumed everything on the light was plastic. Plastic niche, plastic light and plastic screws or some other means to attach the light. We don't do the wiring inside the pool as the pool...
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