Garage not grounded

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Dennis Alwon

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Yes. That’s correct. Only 2 conductors. So pushing a copper rod in soil would make no sense. Only solution is an equipment grounding conductor. Is that right?


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That is correct....I can't believe this guy was an electrician.. Are you sure it is not metal conduit all the way?
 

Joey94

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I’m not sure what’s underground. But in both sides emt goes into the ground


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Dennis Alwon

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You do a continuity test to see if the emt is continuous. My bet is something isn't done properly but you could use the emt as the ground if it is continuous throughout. That would be the only reason I can see as to why he didn't run an equipment grounding conductor.
 
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