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11-15-07, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By ElectricalMan

Steve, Lets not forget the following: ...

Steve,

Lets not forget the following:

200.6 Means of Identifying Grounded Conductors.
(A) Sizes 6 AWG or Smaller. An insulated grounded conductor
of 6 AWG or smaller shall be identified by...
11-14-07, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By ElectricalMan

Steve, 1.) Depends alot on the type of...

Steve,

1.) Depends alot on the type of conductor you ran as well as the type of raceway method. If you ran SE and copper then you are fine. If you ran SE and Aluminum then you will need that...
09-28-07, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By ElectricalMan

yep...those same manufacturers are pushing those...

yep...those same manufacturers are pushing those control panels as well like intella panels and not also telling the installers that a " disconnection means" is now required at the new " Structure"...
09-28-07, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,637
Posted By ElectricalMan

My only concern is you said room sizes....you...

My only concern is you said room sizes....you planning on working both baseboards from a single thermostat which will limit your control per room.

My advice would be to get (2)...
09-28-07, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By ElectricalMan

I agree with John, All you would need is box...

I agree with John, All you would need is box Extenders and if you are dealing with non-metallic boxes then just use Arlington Extenders which are about $ 1.00 each.....and will work fine.
09-28-07, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By ElectricalMan

Just be sure you have calculated out the load on...

Just be sure you have calculated out the load on this existing service and use the proper wire methods to this pool. Also understand that if you build a panel mount location that it is a structure...
07-21-07, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By ElectricalMan

Hello, I replied to your e-mail but...

Hello,

I replied to your e-mail but figured I would post here as well.....

1.) I would NEVER accept the " junction box " solution to your problem, this simply opens up doors for additional...
01-12-07, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,300
Posted By ElectricalMan

macava, Are you doing this on a floor of...

macava,

Are you doing this on a floor of your house where you have no attic above it or access below the area where you would like to place this receptacle?

Running Romex down a wall in...
01-12-07, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By ElectricalMan

Vincent, Could be a fault within the...

Vincent,

Could be a fault within the receptacle that takes place when something is plugged into the device.....GFCI's are sensative to changed between the ungrounded and grounded...
01-12-07, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By ElectricalMan

Brian, You come back here ANYTIME fella...

Brian,

You come back here ANYTIME fella and post away, you should never feel out of place asking questions here as that is what we are here for and not to make you feel out of place my friend....
01-12-07, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,017
Posted By ElectricalMan

No, the standing rule is it should comply with...

No, the standing rule is it should comply with Section 250.122 of the NEC. IN your case you are running a 100A remote distribution panel and the table says you will need a # 8 CU minimum to comply. ...
01-10-07, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,537
Posted By ElectricalMan

Added note....use caution when EVER you venture...

Added note....use caution when EVER you venture into your panel....so just a word of caution....becareful when probing anything in your panel....
01-10-07, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By ElectricalMan

Agreed....use them for AC Cable all the time...

Agreed....use them for AC Cable all the time without any worries. As stated it is like anything else....you overdrive it....you notice damage.....you need to address the issue.

Staples are fine,...
01-10-07, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,036
Posted By ElectricalMan

If you look at this image it may assist you in...

If you look at this image it may assist you in understanding.

http://www.mikeholt.com/onlinetraining/page_images/1008698642_2.gif

if it does not show up just copy and paste the actual URL in...
01-10-07, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 33,866
Posted By ElectricalMan

Ib is totally correct here.... You sound...

Ib is totally correct here....

You sound like you are speaking of something like 4/3 w G which is romex...the NEC says using Section 310.16 that since you are using less than # 1 AWG....the...
01-10-07, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By ElectricalMan

I wont go into the other details about the 3' and...

I wont go into the other details about the 3' and 8' and so on....don't want to bore you with a bunch of code so I will address the GFCI question only.

Also if the fixture says listed for damp...
01-10-07, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By ElectricalMan

Yes, Technically you can add the lights to...

Yes,

Technically you can add the lights to the smoke detector circuit even if it is on AFCI if you wish. Now, depending on when your house was wired the AFCI's may not even be an issue for you....
01-10-07, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,517
Posted By ElectricalMan

nah.....for me give me the ole' hammer and...

nah.....for me give me the ole' hammer and traditional staples anyday. But again I am old fashion...:)
01-06-07, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By ElectricalMan

Yes, you will need IC rated cans and be sure to...

Yes, you will need IC rated cans and be sure to remember not to over lamp them as it can cause additional problems so stick with the lamp wattage suggested on the recesses and you should be all...
01-06-07, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By ElectricalMan

Guess I would not call this a raceway...simply...

Guess I would not call this a raceway...simply done to protect the wires with the wood....regardless I would not have a problem with it and we are talking only (2) NM cables......not concerned about...
01-06-07, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,626
Posted By ElectricalMan

Ahh.....frame it and then drill it...as Speedy...

Ahh.....frame it and then drill it...as Speedy says.....just not worth the agrivation of trying to make sure they are all lined up in the end....we drill them everyday of the week and they line up...
01-06-07, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,848
Posted By ElectricalMan

Excellent Nap........I knew what you were...

Excellent Nap........I knew what you were speaking of and it looks like your local AHJ's trust you and thats an EXCELLENT thing because it is very easy for some AHJ's to not be so open minded....
...
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By ElectricalMan

AH Wait.....I think I understand you...lol... ...

AH Wait.....I think I understand you...lol...

You agree it is not something that should be done, I agree and I also know that some remodel cans do not have this notice on them...I would check...
01-06-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,848
Posted By ElectricalMan

Nap, Actually the NEC states that no wires...

Nap,

Actually the NEC states that no wires shall be pulled within the conduit until it is a comleted run, many times people pull wire in conduit to one end lets say of a service or meter and the...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,367
Posted By ElectricalMan

Yep...sounds like possible overlamping to me. and...

Yep...sounds like possible overlamping to me. and Thermal Overloads....
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