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    ok. larger conductors save money..... if you...

    ok. larger conductors save money.....

    if you make them out of aluminum, yes.
    otherwise, no.

    however, their assumptions given...
    "Estimated Loss (at 15 amp load and 40°C, and 37°C, respective...
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    this week, i was involved with lighting...

    this week, i was involved with lighting compliance for a large apartment building for T24 compliance.

    hallways normally need partially off lighting, and over 10k sq ft of space, demand response...
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    too twangy.

    too twangy.
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    yeah. exactly. who says he can't?

    yeah. exactly. who says he can't?
  5. Thread: Pricing

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    i would try charging more money. it has worked...

    i would try charging more money. it has worked for me in the past....

    you mention two different types of service, but are leaving out some information....

    -what you are doing to them.
    -what...
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    i've never seen a situation where that was...

    i've never seen a situation where that was warranted.
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    that will work well. i'll just tell them "no" and...

    that will work well. i'll just tell them "no" and walk away.
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    no. i looked at the prints 4 months ago, when he...

    no. i looked at the prints 4 months ago, when he first started it, and
    the lights were not there then. they were added, and the EE didn't
    put any notes on the prints.

    so.... i discovered it last...
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    [QUOTE=mbrooke;2000922] ahem. you brought the...

    ahem. you brought the pamphlet. you back it up.
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    this is a $100 fix, without much redoing of...

    this is a $100 fix, without much redoing of anything. that is not bad, to be honest.

    it will work standalone, so the T20 365 day timeclock that shuts stuff off will make the
    whole thing...
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    california rules.....

    you have canopy lighting around a commercial building.
    it is 0-10 dimmable.

    there needs to be a motion sensor that dims the lights 50%
    after 15 minutes. title 24 rules.

    the sparky didn't...
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    [QUOTE=mbrooke;2000646] Got this- can't help but...

    [QUOTE=mbrooke;2000646]
    Got this- can't help but want to call them up. Count the number of incorrect statements:
    /QUOTE]

    i'm not even going to deal with the subtle linguistics until after you...
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    40% fill is 266#12's. actually, you can use 399...

    40% fill is 266#12's.
    actually, you can use 399 #12's legally.

    hope that extra wire helps you out.

    i have a bag of pretzels and a soda here...
    can i come watch while you lace this up?
    8-)
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    someone is gonna have to change a pole pig, or...

    someone is gonna have to change a pole pig, or run an open delta, which is most likely.
    without a compelling connected revenue load, this isn't gonna happen anywhere.

    just a swag, but somewhere...
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    solaredge is an israeli company. they may be in...

    solaredge is an israeli company. they may be in disarray at the moment.
    it sounds like they have a hard won reputation for crappy customer support, but this won't help.

    "The Knesset voted 74-45,...
  16. car stereo guys use it for touted "high end"...

    car stereo guys use it for touted "high end" installations.
    my car stereo guy has samples of it, alongside fine stranded
    copper, to demonstrate the difference. he doesn't use it.

    when you pick...
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    they aren't the same distance from the crown of...

    they aren't the same distance from the crown of the roof.
    not that i'm bein' fussy or nuffin....
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    every time you touch an aluminum conductor,...

    every time you touch an aluminum conductor, pulling it out of a box, fiddling with it,
    you are moving measurably closer to a broken conductor.

    i won't work on aluminum house wiring for that...
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    go with lutron. suggest VIVE system. wireless....

    go with lutron. suggest VIVE system.

    wireless. awesome. flexible.

    pick any three.
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    what oldsparky said hal said. you don't have...

    what oldsparky said hal said.

    you don't have crud build up as much between the wall and pipe,
    and washdowns go better.

    also, a malleable iron strap is usually designed to work with a...
  21. around here, da POCO requires 12' radius sweeps...

    around here, da POCO requires 12' radius sweeps underground, as it doesn't count as a 90 to them,
    so they end up with two 90's, one at each end.

    the real reason we are limited to 4 90's is that...
  22. get some form string. drive a stick at each end...

    get some form string.
    drive a stick at each end of the run.
    pull the string tight between them.

    or, take a hilti or similar laser that can work
    horizontally, and set it up on the line.
    that is...
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    simPull. no lube. put a large diameter sheave...

    simPull. no lube.

    put a large diameter sheave in the box, and make
    a support frame out of unistrut. position the wheel
    so the top of it aims right at both conduits.

    you didn't say aluminum or...
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    permitted? how you gonna get this signed off...

    permitted? how you gonna get this signed off without a stamped drawing?

    last poles i did required a certified inspector for the pour, and a concrete sample
    he took with him. all working off a...
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    something that is very useful when bonding pool...

    something that is very useful when bonding pool motors,
    which are a much higher potential for problems in safety,
    is this grounding lug, from burndy. don't be shocked at the
    price. replace a motor...
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