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    In Jamaica the standard seems to be asyou...

    In Jamaica the standard seems to be asyou described, stubbing the pvc into the box without an adapter, then capping the pvc with paper as you pour the concrete..l prefer to use adaptors but often...
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    S as I understand the one reply, it is not a...

    S as I understand the one reply, it is not a kitchen if it is just a counter and a fridge and a sink... no other appliances... so if you add a microwave later still not a kitchen as long as microwave...
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    I myself do not think adding a double pole 20 amp...

    I myself do not think adding a double pole 20 amp switch to an outlet as a modified circuit but... if you do not wish to add a bigger box, they make outlets with a switch on them so you can use...
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    But most homes in Jamaica do not have climate...

    But most homes in Jamaica do not have climate control. An AC unit here is too expensive for most who work for the equivalent of 80 canadian dollars a week or less.
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    Fort Lee was doing that in eighties for traffic...

    Fort Lee was doing that in eighties for traffic and really got bad during the first desert storm bush snr
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    Could it be due to the normal temperatures?...

    Could it be due to the normal temperatures? Canada does not hit the higher summer temps as hit by parts of the USA, so the wires do not face the higher ambient temperatures??
    Just thinking... know...
  7. difference between NEC and .canadian codes...

    difference between NEC and .canadian codes possibly?

    NEC allows the connections within the panel box and if you were moving the panel box like six feet you can splice the wires in old box to do...
  8. Thread: MWBC NOTE

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    Well, take for instance the home I am dealing...

    Well, take for instance the home I am dealing with right now from drawings. Customer has six bathrooms, on two sides of home, over two floors... in Ja that means two panel boards. If I was allowed...
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    The joys of working in certain places. I have to...

    The joys of working in certain places. I have to account for voltage drop months before the first wire is even pulled, because mostresidences here are concrete with pvc conduit, so voltage drop,...
  10. and when you contact them with this, they will...

    and when you contact them with this, they will tell you that while the doors and public walkways must be wheelchair accessible, only the wheel chair ready apartments must be designed for wheelchairs...
  11. Thread: Upsized EGC

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    This is the logic I use.. if use number ten wire...

    This is the logic I use.. if use number ten wire for a twenty amp circuit I run number ten ground as well... but does that mean I need to? Could I just use numbertwelvewire and trust the neutral?
  12. If installed there, a wheel chair user cannot...

    If installed there, a wheel chair user cannot reach it, but, it is only in such kitchens that one cannot use it, from what I was taught about design... wheel chair users need lowered counters, pull...
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    In my own case here in UK... when we switched...

    In my own case here in UK... when we switched from tanked to tankless, with four daughters... peace came because they could all take their long showers, and the monthly bill went down... so though...
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    Yep..grey area in code. Even 8n UK only rule is...

    Yep..grey area in code. Even 8n UK only rule is that they be high enough to not damage plug and cord in use by too much bend...

    but, in JA I use the three block rule.. cut for outlets above third...
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    gee, guess I need to switch to aluminum if it...

    gee, guess I need to switch to aluminum if it pulls itself..tired of going up and down the ladders trying to pull wire from one light to another.
  16. some people are just lucky..too many inspectors...

    some people are just lucky..too many inspectors want to see the primer..lol
  17. Britain allowed plastic breaker panel boxes until...

    Britain allowed plastic breaker panel boxes until a study found they could catch fire supposedly... so they now require metal boxes but... I would prefer the plastic boxes for the installs I do... ...
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    sure, why not? Can I put the welders all on one...

    sure, why not? Can I put the welders all on one breaker since they probably will not be used?
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    asa homeowner I would hate it if every time the...

    asa homeowner I would hate it if every time the wife or daughters blew a breaker I had to find a ladder, and climb into the crawlspace to flip the breaker back on...
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    looks like my last apartment in georgia

    looks like my last apartment in georgia
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    Dennis, that is not a shower but a bath, and the...

    Dennis, that is not a shower but a bath, and the lights look to be above three feet from the rim of that tub... thus compliant. Problem with the code is the three foot for a shower starts at the...
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    So far, not one of the stud finders that claims...

    So far, not one of the stud finders that claims to work in concrete has been any good..not even at finding rebar. I actually have an old horseshoe magnet I picked up years ago for finding rebar, and...
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    If you ever ran train tracks, then to make the...

    If you ever ran train tracks, then to make the train back up you reversed the polarity. Some dc motors and other circuits do exactly the same thing..l reverse the polarity Togo backwards...
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    Used to be it was used in concrete... now pvc...

    Used to be it was used in concrete... now pvc conduit more common. But, emt is still allowed in concrete as I recall.
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    It comes down to installation... in UK and USA I...

    It comes down to installation... in UK and USA I don’t run into much rusted out emt, so the use of it for ground is fine. In Caribbean I run into a lot of rusted out emt with no continuity of...
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