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    If the closet ceiling is high enough that...

    If the closet ceiling is high enough that packages or boxes on the closet shelf could tip down and on top of the horizontally extended track fixtures, I'd submit that the track lighting assembly is...
  2. Note that the wall switch, at the minimum, is...

    Note that the wall switch, at the minimum, is controlling a SINGLE Lighting Outlet.

    While it is convenient to control both lighting outlets with a pair of three way switches, the ordinance you...
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    The 2014 NEC 406.4(D)(4) did not have the...

    The 2014 NEC 406.4(D)(4) did not have the Exception. Only the 2014 NEC 210.12(B) Exception existed. Only the allowance for adding conductors up to six foot in length to be done to an existing...
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    And the property owner has the right to refuse to...

    And the property owner has the right to refuse to pay the "no-K&T" premium and the multi-thousand dollar bill for the K&T replacement, and has the right to know that Concealed Knob & Tube is still a...
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    I chose not to be a helpless tool for your cabal....

    I chose not to be a helpless tool for your cabal. Good luck with it.
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    If the track is made to accept a variety of...

    If the track is made to accept a variety of different fixtures, and some of those are naked lamps, I'd say no.
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    No. The NEC is a new construction standard. ...

    No.

    The NEC is a new construction standard. The new (in 1984) 394.12 IS NOT retroactive to pre-1984 concealed K&T that exists and is undisturbed and was installed to the Code of its time of...
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    For whatever its worth, the original Square D...

    For whatever its worth, the original Square D residential circuit breaker center was a model line called the "MultiBreaker". It was introduced in the late 1930s and was manufactured in such a way...
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    :lol: Ha ! Someone really got compulsive with...

    :lol: Ha ! Someone really got compulsive with that one !

    As long as the percentage fill of the overall enclosure is not exceeded, I believe the Code is silent about this. If the conductors...
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    Hardly. 10s of thousands of insulated...

    Hardly.

    10s of thousands of insulated structures. The K&T insulation Code restriction was introduced in the 1984 NEC, decades after the last "new" installation of K&T. With the cold winters of...
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    I also am in a locale with a heavy concentration...

    I also am in a locale with a heavy concentration of existing century+ old dwellings with energized K&T and they ARE insured.
  12. Wiring inside and on cabinetry is challenging...

    Wiring inside and on cabinetry is challenging when it is custom built and the electrician can get mechanical space allowed in the initial construction of the cabinet.

    With cookie cutter Ikea...
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    I agree with 480. Sounds like the house is a...

    I agree with 480. Sounds like the house is a Victorian gem. The HO just hasn't approached the carrier that WILL insure the property.
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    "frequency" meant: how often does any one...

    "frequency" meant: how often does any one microwave trip its AFCI? Do you have a guess or estimate?

    And, about the "AFCI", who manufactures it? Is it a dual function Arc Fault / Ground Fault CI...
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    Absent a yellow-water-keyless arc waveform and...

    Absent a yellow-water-keyless arc waveform and the specific AFCI manufacturer's arc discrimination algorithm knowledge made public, one can only speculate (or experiment.)

    Maybe. Maybe not.
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    Already answered by the Original Poster in Post #...

    Already answered by the Original Poster in Post # 19.
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    In a word, "No." The NEC is the minimum "safe"...

    In a word, "No."

    The NEC is the minimum "safe" standard for a Premises Wiring (System). AFCIs are part of that 2-yr old safe minimum standard.

    If the condo owners succeed in having the AFCIs...
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    Another possibility is Mulberry Metal Products...

    Another possibility is Mulberry Metal Products. This link opens two catalog pages about their service.
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    The words in 210.52 that most apply are "within...

    The words in 210.52 that most apply are "within 3' of the outside edge of each basin", where I take "basin" to mean the recess designed to hold water. Not the countertop that the basin is in.
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  20. First Charlie, I take your actual point that a...

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    First Charlie, I take your actual point that a receptacle outlet (defined) could be protected by upstream GFCI of either the breaker, receptacle or dead-front device type. You are correct....
  21. The GFCI receptacle must be "installed in a...

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    The GFCI receptacle must be "installed in a readily accessible location" per 210.8. Readily accessible is defined in Article 100 and must not have "obstacles" in...
  22. I agree that an accessory dwelling unit (ADU)...

    I agree that an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) bathroom is, simply, a dwelling bathroom. My local area, Minneapolis, is winding up a long process of changing local ordinance to allow an ADU on a,...
  23. In my opinion, the test is not so simple, as the...

    In my opinion, the test is not so simple, as the arc fault sensing has to pass the required UL test procedures with the branch circuit neutral either not connected to the breaker load neutral...
  24. In my opinion, if you are going to hold forth for...

    In my opinion, if you are going to hold forth for the OP of this thread, you should update yourself on this EIGHT YEAR OLD advancement.

    Your hammering on the requirements of ground fault sensing...
  25. What you write does not reflect knowledge of the...

    What you write does not reflect knowledge of the GE Instructions and is misleading, Kwired, this is NOT a mystery. GE publishes the answer to your bafflement. GE DOES NOT recommend, one way or the...
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