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    I don't know about any other inspector out there...

    I don't know about any other inspector out there in NJ. According to IAEI, NEMA, and UL, any wire that goes under water has to be either replaced, or re-listed by a certifying agency ( like UL) OR...
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    Re: swimming pool wiring

    I have these books and I refrence them often. You might want to get a look at them.
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    Re: HOT TUB INSTALATION

    Just watch your spacing with that disconnect. Check 680-38 (1999 NEC) no closer than 5 feet near tub outdoors.
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    Re: masters license

    In NJ we have contractors lic. which would like a masters lic. It means that we can run our own business here in NJ. I have that lic. as well as my inspectors lic.
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    Just as a matter of fact. Here in NJ we are required to bond over water meters. There was a case where a town meter reader went into a house to change out an out meter. when he took it apart ther...
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    Re: Letter of the code?

    Basically, I posted this to show two sides of the story. What the NEC says, the new Rehab code, and hopefully a happy medium. Now mind you NJ has this Rehab code. I am not sure how many other states...
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    Re: Letter of the code?

    The powder room is a room with a toilet and a sink. That is all. However there is a kicker here. In NJ there is a law we call the Rehab Code. It states that the homeowner DOES NOT have to follow...
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    Letter of the code?

    Here is a situation. There is a remodel job being done and it includes a powder room. The old powder room has no receptacle. The homeowner removes some sheet rock but not all. He adds a 2 gang box...
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    Re: NM CABLE IN ATTICS???

    If you read section. 336-18 (1999 NEC)it states that NM wire must be "SECURED". So technically it must be stapled or use approved methods to secure the NM. A lot of jobs get passed with the NM just...
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    Re: Under & over cabinet wiring

    I have a e-mail memo from a Mr.James Dingman from UL. He wrote to me and said, "With respect to the low voltage light fixtures, there are units Listed as complete fixtures. They are not to be...
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    Re: Under & over cabinet wiring

    As for low voltage lights and their wirng method, it is not up to the contractor or the inspector as to what is allowed. The NEC says sec. 411-3 "...only where listed and labeled..." and sec. 411-4...
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    Re: Classification of sewer lift station

    Mike,

    The only way to know for sure is to look it up in the NFPA under section 820. That section of the code is about "The Standard for Fire Protection in Wastewater Treatment and Collection...
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    Re: Licenced Electrician in NJ

    Phil,

    I heard about that feud between the union and non union people too. It only applied to with goverment type jobs where prvailing wages are paid. I can see where the non union people want...
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    Re: pool bonding

    Four,


    Welcome to the board. Here in NJ when we look at section 680 C of the NEC it talks about "Storable" pools. To us that means if you take it down for the winter and put it up again...
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    Re: Licenced Electrician in NJ

    I am a licensed electrical contractor and a licenesed electrical inspector here in NJ. I haven't heard of that law yet. I know that the state was trying to get alarm installers licensed. The new lic....
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    Re: changing raceways

    Maybe the intent of this section of the code is for any type of fitting that has a set screw on it. For example a romex to emt connector. You might need acces to this type of a connector in order to...
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    Re: Location of smoke within bedroom

    Here in NJ the fire subcode offical (FSO)will do a plan review and look at the blueprint to a house. He will mark on the blueprint where he wants the smoke detectors to go. He will follow, NEC, NFPA,...
  18. Re: different voltages between switches in same enclosure

    Section 404.8 (b) does not allow 2 switches to be side by side and have more than 300 volts between them What you most often see is a 4" square box with a divider in there to isolate the 277 volt...
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    Re: grounding lugs

    You have to read the fine print that comes with the service panel. Most times it says, "You can install two or more "GROUNDING" conductors if they are the same size. That would be the bare ground...
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