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    I don't have that info. The specs were lacking...

    I don't have that info. The specs were lacking and the engineer at the manufacturer wasn't terribly helpful. That is why I'm here asking for help.
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    Solar Generator for Backup

    I have a guy that bought a portable solar generator. He wants to connect it to his system much like you would a portable gas generator. I was thinking a standard interlock setup with an inlet box...
  3. Sounds like a hydro/air system. Boiler to heat...

    Sounds like a hydro/air system. Boiler to heat the water that flows through the AHU coil providing hot air and AC condensor for the refrigerant. Usually 120v. Definitely not a "furnace" at 15 amp...
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    Talked yourself out of easy money!! :slaphead: ...

    Talked yourself out of easy money!! :slaphead:


    I just installed some 5" trims from Nora lighting. 1000 lumens and very bright.
  5. >53,000 posts on "just electrical work" ...

    >53,000 posts on "just electrical work" :slaphead:
  6. Tough transition Personally and...

    Tough transition




    Personally and financially not feasible right now.



    I agree with this too. However, making >$100k in a climate controlled office with a professional atmosphere vs...
  7. What little faith I had left in the trade is gone

    Being an employee with standards, integrity and half a brain is hard. I generally have no say/input on how most jobs are going to be done. I just show up, get the scope, and working with whatever...
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    Agreed. This guy is an epic ball buster too.

    Agreed. This guy is an epic ball buster too.
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    Hot Tub GFCI and Inspector

    My boss is dealing with an inspector who won't pass a hot tub installation. We (the company) used a standard issue Spa GFCI disconnect at the tub location. The inspector is citing 680.21C and the...
  10. :lol::lol::lol: Seriously?

    :lol::lol::lol: Seriously?
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    Help Wanted, Natick MA

    The company I work for is looking to hire a couple more guys. Currently there are 4 licensed guys and two apprentices in the field. It's Almost all residential and lots of service type work. It's...
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    The NEC does not require GFCI protection for this...

    The NEC does not require GFCI protection for this application. It's a common misconception that it's a code requirement.
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    Because this is a bunch of electricians there is...

    Because this is a bunch of electricians there is definitely an argument to the contrary. None would be valid though. You nailed it.
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    I usually don't like the "that's the way we've...

    I usually don't like the "that's the way we've always done it" excuse. But... I've installed dozens and dozens of ovens and cooktops and have never ever put a disconnect or breaker lock and no...
  15. Same experience here

    Same experience here
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    Update: Problem Solved!! Found out through...

    Update: Problem Solved!!

    Found out through tech support that there's a bug in the C4 software. With some mag LV loads the dimmer doesn't properly recognize them and for whatever reason causes the...
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    Still not fully resolved. The building...

    Still not fully resolved. The building management replaced some fixtures with failed gaskets that were fairly loaded with moisture. They also installed some Lutron Maestro MLV dimmers that have...
  18. I bet it exceeded the max pulling tension on the...

    I bet it exceeded the max pulling tension on the cables. Congrats to getting it through though. :thumbsup:
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    I forgive you my son.

    I forgive you my son.
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    Control 4 Training

    Anybody here go through the training program at Control 4 in Charlotte NC? I'm heading there the first week in August.
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    Those that can, do. Those that can't, teach....

    Those that can, do. Those that can't, teach. Those that can't teach, inspect. This thread is a classic example of an inspector with a god complex and the replies are just a bunch of over-thinking...
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    No resolution yet. Going back next week. Thanks...

    No resolution yet. Going back next week. Thanks for the replies. :)
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    I've got about 300 watts per dimmer. The breaker...

    I've got about 300 watts per dimmer. The breaker held without the switches in the loop. The neutrals were connected to the switch. So switches in the loop, the breaker tripped, switches fried. No...
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    This is an easy one to overlook. :slaphead:

    This is an easy one to overlook. :slaphead:
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    Control4 Dimmer problem

    I had to replace some fairly new Control 4 Dimmers that were not functioning. Before I did, I checked everything I thought reasonable to check; everything in the switch box, wattage load etc. I...
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