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    As long as you have access from above or below so...

    As long as you have access from above or below so that you can fish a wire then you don't have to have a neutral.

    If an occupancy sensor on the wall is not automatic then what is? It's certainly...
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    The rules I learned for surge protection... 1....

    The rules I learned for surge protection...

    1. Nobody understands it.
    2. You get what you pay for.
    3. More is better...put them at the service, at the sub panel and at the point of use.

    That...
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    99.99% of the time when a branch circuit breaker...

    99.99% of the time when a branch circuit breaker is tripping it's doing its job. If I were troubleshooting this problem changing the breaker would be at the end of my list of things to try.
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    Individual 15A branch circuit and a duplex recpt...

    Individual 15A branch circuit and a duplex recpt is ok IMO.
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    It's under a building, it's not a driveway.

    It's under a building, it's not a driveway.
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    My first electrical job interview went something...

    My first electrical job interview went something like this....

    I want you to hire me.

    Why should I?

    Because I want to learn how to do this electrical stuff.
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    I don't know of any commercial LEDs that don't...

    I don't know of any commercial LEDs that don't have 0-10V. It makes it easier to hook up to energy management and building automation.
  8. I would have hit Enter a few times before I...

    I would have hit Enter a few times before I posted. :p

    Other than that I would have done things the same way. Always go with your gut.
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    EMT with set screw connectors is fine. A walk in...

    EMT with set screw connectors is fine. A walk in cooler does not meet Art. 100 definition of a location wet or damp.
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    Your breaker panel will accept AFCI breakers I'm...

    Your breaker panel will accept AFCI breakers I'm sure. I would never install them in my own house.
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    The thing is electric water heat is about 100%...

    The thing is electric water heat is about 100% efficient and the stand by losses are next to nothing so they will be spending money on an idea instead of actual savings.
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    Man oh man! You really know how to have a good...

    Man oh man! You really know how to have a good time.
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    Yup. I used the metal box+mudring when I was...

    Yup. I used the metal box+mudring when I was wiring my kitchen.
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    Improper how? My best practice would be to...

    Improper how?



    My best practice would be to not waste any time or extra materials to run that wire and clamp to that black iron gas pipe, 250.134 if memory serves, and there is zero reason to...
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    It is the nature of married couples to disagree....

    It is the nature of married couples to disagree. My evidence is anecdotal based on personal observations of others and my own life experience, but I haven't come across an exception yet.
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    2 1/8" deep 1900 box and a two inch deep mud ring.

    2 1/8" deep 1900 box and a two inch deep mud ring.
  17. Thread: Core Holes

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    There is no law against putting both conduits in...

    There is no law against putting both conduits in one hole, but there's more going on with those conduits than passing through the floor. There's bending, strapping, supporting, and routing of the...
  18. I don't know how to answer your question directly...

    I don't know how to answer your question directly but I do know that in my experience when dealing with 480/277V the control voltage is stepped down to 120V and it's all done in a pre made panel...
  19. Homicide by toaster in the tub has become such a...

    Homicide by toaster in the tub has become such a problem a thirty day waiting period for the purchase of toasters has been mandated and finger prints are required to be taken at the time the toaster...
  20. Sounds fine to me. I would stick an ice cube...

    Sounds fine to me.

    I would stick an ice cube or contactor in the circuit and let the photo eye control that.
  21. Look at 250.92.

    Look at 250.92.
  22. I would agree, however, I've never used them on...

    I would agree, however, I've never used them on both sides so I never paid that much attention.
  23. I think we all tie ourselves up in knots from...

    I think we all tie ourselves up in knots from time to time when we see something we are not used to seeing, or do something different than the way we were taught.

    There is no issue to be...
  24. What was his reason for buying #1?

    What was his reason for buying #1?
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    Restarting after what? An overload or stop signal...

    Restarting after what? An overload or stop signal in the control system?
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