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10-05-14, 09:32 PM
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Posted By pex006

Ok. Thanks for the help.

Ok. Thanks for the help.
10-05-14, 06:34 PM
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Posted By pex006

I'm sorry. I should have made my description...

I'm sorry. I should have made my description more clear. These panels are on the walls not the ceiling. There is no insulation in the above floor joists. The picture is the top of one of the wall...
10-05-14, 02:00 PM
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Posted By pex006

Thanks for the reply. This is in a basement. ...

Thanks for the reply. This is in a basement. The OSB is also covered with wall paneling and faces the basement which is air conditioned and heated. The 2 inch wide strips are at the top of the...
10-05-14, 10:28 AM
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Posted By pex006

Thermal Barrier at top of insulated panel needed?

I have these insulated panels that have OSB laminated to the fronts as a thermal barrier. At the tops facing the floor above there is 2 inches of foam that is not covered by OSB. Does this need to...
07-06-14, 12:17 AM
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Posted By pex006

It's to have separately switched outlets on one...

It's to have separately switched outlets on one duplex receptacle and a constant power duplex receptacle in the same double gang box.
07-05-14, 10:17 AM
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Posted By pex006

The 12-4 I am using has a Red-Black-Blue-White...

The 12-4 I am using has a Red-Black-Blue-White and a bare(paper wrapped) Ground wire.
07-05-14, 01:49 AM
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Posted By pex006

Two 12-4 Romex cables through the same floor joist holes

Hi. Can two 12-4 Romex cables be put through the same floor joist holes. The holes have about a 1 inch in diameter? They would run together through three floor joist holes for about 6 feet before...
05-29-14, 07:38 PM
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Posted By pex006

The box will be in the wall and mounted to a...

The box will be in the wall and mounted to a stud. The mudring will be flush with the drywall as usually done. The drywall is already up and I have a square hole there already. I was wondering if I...
05-29-14, 03:46 PM
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Posted By pex006

4 square box with round mudring for junction at wall light and ceiling light

Hi. I need to join some cables at a wall sconce/light location and maybe a ceiling light location. I want to use a 4 inch or 4-11/16 box with a round mudring. If the sconce/wall light canopy will...
04-24-14, 04:41 PM
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Posted By pex006

Wiring concept with 12-4 to switched/constant hot receptacles

Hi. I was looking for some advice about if this concept looks correct and safe. I have to use a junction box because the walls are narrow and there are channels for only one cable to the boxes. ...
04-03-14, 01:18 PM
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Posted By pex006

Some of the boxes are in foam walls with only one...

Some of the boxes are in foam walls with only one channel going in for one cable. Is it considered bad practice to bring some of the cables to a very large(90 cubic inches) master splice box above...
04-03-14, 11:55 AM
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Posted By pex006

These with be on the same 20 amp circuit breaker....

These with be on the same 20 amp circuit breaker. The top receptacle of the switch duplex would be switched by a 3-way switch and the bottom of the switched duplex would be switched by a single pole...
04-03-14, 10:45 AM
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Posted By pex006

12-4 to wire one constant hot duplex receptacle and one spilt switched recep.

Hi could I use 12-4 to have one constant hot duplex receptacle and one split switched receptacle controlled by 2 switches in the same 2 gang box? Any problems with doing this?
02-01-14, 07:39 PM
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Views: 945
Posted By pex006

One other question. When pushing wires back in...

One other question. When pushing wires back in the recptacle box. Does the Neutral and ground have to be pushed to the opposite side of the hot? If so, when using 12/3 with red and black hot. Do...
01-31-14, 03:19 PM
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Posted By pex006

The wall is already finished. They are foam...

The wall is already finished. They are foam panels with a channel to fish a wire down the back. I can cut a wider hole but not deeper. I would have to add a trimring of wood or something to hide...
01-31-14, 11:40 AM
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Posted By pex006

Yea. I'll try to find a deeper box or abandon...

Yea. I'll try to find a deeper box or abandon the 12/3 idea. I can only go 2-3/4 deep with this wall. I wanted to be able to switch the top and bottom of a duplex receptacle seperately for accent...
01-25-14, 06:30 PM
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Posted By pex006

It does say 16cuin. And its 9/14 8/12 7/10. But...

It does say 16cuin. And its 9/14 8/12 7/10. But if I do a boxfill calculation for 8 12 awg it equals 18 cu in? I want to put one 12/3 with ground(red,black,white and ground and one duplex...
01-25-14, 03:47 PM
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Posted By pex006

Boxfill for Non Metallic boxes

I have a Cantex Non-Metallic box EZ14SO that says 14 square inches inside. It has the flapper door knockouts. ...
01-25-14, 03:39 PM
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Posted By pex006

ROHS Compliance

I was looking at some UF-B cable and saw that Southwire UF-B is labeled ROHS compliant and Greenspec. The Colonial Wire and Cable UF-B dosen't have that labeled on their box. Are all NM-B and UF-B...
01-07-14, 12:14 AM
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Views: 814
Posted By pex006

Thanks for the reply. I appreciate your help.

Thanks for the reply. I appreciate your help.
01-06-14, 04:27 PM
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Views: 814
Posted By pex006

Electric fireplace on a switch

Is it ok to have an electrical fireplace on a dedicated 20 amp circuit controlled by a wall switch? The fireplace can't be turned on if the switch was accidentally flipped on because it requres a...
07-23-13, 12:45 PM
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Views: 2,053
Posted By pex006

Thanks to everyone for the advice.

Thanks to everyone for the advice.
07-23-13, 10:47 AM
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Views: 2,053
Posted By pex006

Thanks for all the replies. I'll just go with a...

Thanks for all the replies. I'll just go with a UL listed sttel box. Is there a recommended box for an attic with cellulose? Should it be a NEMA dustproof box or will any regular box be ok?
07-22-13, 09:21 PM
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Views: 2,053
Posted By pex006

Ok. Thanks for the response.

Ok. Thanks for the response.
07-22-13, 07:54 PM
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Views: 2,053
Posted By pex006

WAGOBOX to splice (2) 12/2 with ground cables

Hi need to splice (2) 12/2 with ground cables. I have used the Wago connectors and saw this WagoBox that is designed to work with them. I was wondering if anyone could tell me if it is illegal to...
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