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01-03-21, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

The only time you need a barrier would be when...

The only time you need a barrier would be when you have wiring from two different electrical systems as you could find in a commercial building. These buildings have both 120/208v and 277/480v...
01-03-21, 09:18 AM
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Posted By 2john02458

In a 2012 post on a woodworking forum about...

In a 2012 post on a woodworking forum about wiring a shop in Oklahoma I found this:



but...



My recollection probably came from wiring in New York City and may have been a local...
01-03-21, 08:58 AM
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Posted By joed

I have never heard of that rule. Only divider I...

I have never heard of that rule. Only divider I have heard is if there is low voltage like phone or Ethernet in the same box.
01-03-21, 06:14 AM
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Posted By joed

Not a problem. Connect all the grounds...

Not a problem.
Connect all the grounds together.
Keep all the neutrals separate.
01-02-21, 09:34 PM
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Posted By PJmax

You can have three circuits with three...

You can have three circuits with three receptacles in a three gang box.
05-09-19, 04:47 PM
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Posted By user 10

Find another contractor, 1500 to run some pvc...

Find another contractor, 1500 to run some pvc pipe is absurd. They'll bullcrap you just to get away with doing less work and move on to the text customer.

Mid efficiency is pretty much obsolete...
05-08-19, 10:09 PM
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Posted By user 10

80% refers to the percentage of heat the furnace...

80% refers to the percentage of heat the furnace produces which actually heats the house. 20% gets wasted up the chimney.

A modern high efficiency unit which starts at 92% wastes under 10% of the...
05-08-19, 07:40 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

Never assume that the builder put the right size...

Never assume that the builder put the right size in. More often then not, it’s wrong.
You could very well be able to downsize in equipment size, save money on energy and be more comfortable.
A...
05-08-19, 06:19 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

Who came to the conclusion that you need 110k btu...

Who came to the conclusion that you need 110k btu of heat and 5 tons of cooling?
If nobody did a load calculation, then I wouldn’t choose any of the above options as they could possibly all perform...
05-08-19, 05:07 PM
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Posted By user 10

What kind, size and age of house do you have?...

What kind, size and age of house do you have? Where are the ducts located?


5 ton and 110k is a lot. Do not assume what you have now is correct.

It's more important to use a contractor who...
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