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  1. You could interpolate the difference from the...

    You could interpolate the difference from the tables in Article 430.
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    I took a look at those, look nice but my head is...

    I took a look at those, look nice but my head is spinning. :D

    What color would one normally use for coffered ceiling lights, I'm thinking 2700 or 3000K.
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    No this is not NEC compliant. First you...

    No this is not NEC compliant. First you calculate the load, then the conductor size and finally the OCPD. The OCPD cannot be larger than the conductor ampacity.

    Are you sure that this is a...
  4. Thread: Pool bonding

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    How close to the pool is this drain?

    How close to the pool is this drain?
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    I'll take a look at all of the links. What is...

    I'll take a look at all of the links. What is typically used to hold the strip in place? I cannot see adhesive tape lasting very long.
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    That's correct #2 is the largest size permitted...

    That's correct #2 is the largest size permitted by the NEC. Must be SE cable.
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    I agree with Dennis but if your using a 75 degree...

    I agree with Dennis but if your using a 75 degree C conductor with 75 degree C terminals you can use #3. You could use the #4 with a 90 amp OCPD.
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    Coffered Ceiling Lighting

    Anyone ever install lighting to light the top edges of a coffered ceiling? Wondering what type of lighting one would use. Some type of LEDs is what I'm leaning towards. End result something like...
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    It's a Con Ed specification cable, 10 conductors...

    It's a Con Ed specification cable, 10 conductors (10 point) all #9 AWG stranded conductors. Yup that is correct, each conductor is labeled #9 AWG with a special 10-point meter color code.

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    I agree but that was the only place in the closet...

    I agree but that was the only place in the closet that the meter pan would fit. The photo is deceiving there is about 6" of space between the LB and the cabinet next to it which was enough room to...
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    We always do. We just do not connect the Ct's...

    We always do. We just do not connect the Ct's leaving the meter wire for the POCO but we wire the meter pan.

    Here's a 2000 amp service we just did with a 10 point meter pan. 23160
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    How many rods are you installing?

    How many rods are you installing?
  13. Thread: Derating

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    Yes, I did make some assumptions with the 90...

    Yes, I did make some assumptions with the 90 degree C conductor. A 75 degree C conductor might also work if you can apply the next size up rule.
  14. Thread: Derating

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    Yes derating is required because you have more...

    Yes derating is required because you have more than 3 CCC in a single raceway. Good news is that you can still use #12 AWG conductors.

    #12 THHN = 30 amps @90 degrees C
    30 amps*70% = 21 amps...
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    That is what was implied but I see that maybe it...

    That is what was implied but I see that maybe it didn't come across that way. I apologize for any confusion.
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    For solid conductors there was nothing better. ...

    For solid conductors there was nothing better. They locked onto the splice and took up less room in the box/fixture, etc. because of their narrow design.
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    That's not his problem. The end user in this...

    That's not his problem. The end user in this case is already using suicide cords. Notice in my first post I said "tell him" meaning tell the customer. KAJ's installation ends at the inlet and he's...
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    How is a short piece of cord with two FEMALE ends...

    How is a short piece of cord with two FEMALE ends a hazard?
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    It's a violation to install it his way so I would...

    It's a violation to install it his way so I would not do it.
    Tell him to make up a female to female adapter to use his existing cords.
  20. Thread: Sleeves

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    Here's what's permitted for protection of NM...

    Here's what's permitted for protection of NM cable:



    Smurf would need to fall under "other approved means" to meet the NEC.
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    If it were only that easy. :)

    If it were only that easy. :)
  22. The threshold is more than 50% non-linear to...

    The threshold is more than 50% non-linear to count the neutral a s CCC. From what you've described you do not need to worry about it.
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    I agree, it's really that simple. :)

    I agree, it's really that simple. :)
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    Yup, you end up with two single 120 volt...

    Yup, you end up with two single 120 volt receptacles on one yoke.
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    Nothing in the NEC requires that it be buried...

    Nothing in the NEC requires that it be buried according to the frost line. If it had water running through it then it would be a concern.
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