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04-03-11, 06:24 PM
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Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

As previously stated, you are going to have a...

As previously stated, you are going to have a VERY hard time trying to terminate 2 seperate cables in that fan/light junction box. Its usually very difficult to terminate a single 12/3 or 14/3...
Replies: 3
Views: 6,173
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

As long as the Hi Hats arent over the path of the...

As long as the Hi Hats arent over the path of the blades you wont get that annoying effect.
03-15-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

That only applies to the walls that abut living...

That only applies to the walls that abut living spaces. A good majority of the time the outside walls of a garage arent even finished, and are left up to the homeowners discrection.
03-13-11, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,803
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

You can leave it capped off in the panel. As far...

You can leave it capped off in the panel. As far as AFCI protection goes, im not sure your able to use a 240v AFCI breaker for MWBC. i just saw a thread on GE breakers and the use of handle ties on 2...
03-03-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

I dont know of any dedicated forums out there....

I dont know of any dedicated forums out there. But this is a DIY forum and your asking for DIY help, so why not let us experts here help you out :)

Im a fulltime electrician who is now...
02-27-11, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,630
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

All grounds must originate at the first source of...

All grounds must originate at the first source of OCP.
02-24-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,368
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

Im probably gonna catch a whole lotta flack for...

Im probably gonna catch a whole lotta flack for what im about to say, but im prepared for it. That being said.

I honestly dont see the big deal in this guy doing his service change himself. As...
02-21-11, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,410
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

You cant mix and match Homeline and QO.

You cant mix and match Homeline and QO.
02-19-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 20,545
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

your right ray :) sorry for getting annoyed but...

your right ray :) sorry for getting annoyed but this guy is ridiculous. To get back on track and help the OP out

2 parallel runs of 2 1/2" or 3" PVC with runs of (4) 3/0 AL XHHW conductors and (1)...
02-19-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 20,545
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

Your totally mistaken.. When are you gonna stop...

Your totally mistaken.. When are you gonna stop saying stupid things, please im starting to get annoyed. your not an electrician, youve never worked as electrician, and you have no idea what your...
02-19-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 20,545
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

Furd, its actually exception no.1 please dont...

Furd, its actually exception no.1 please dont give this guy any more ammo
02-19-11, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 20,545
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

STOP, your beginning to sound like a real idiot.

DO you happen to notice the TEXT for what your quoting is typed differently. ITS because its an EXCEPTION for running parallel conductors SMALLER than 1/0 AWG.

Your obviously not an electrician,...
02-19-11, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 20,545
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

Ok.... Now im gonna try and remain calm for this....

Ok.... Now im gonna try and remain calm for this. Im going to ASSume that when you wrote 310.4(b) you were actually referring to 310.4(A) exception no. 1(B). This is where PROPER reading and...
02-19-11, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 20,545
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

I really wish i had my code book in front of me....

I really wish i had my code book in front of me. But this is a total misinterpertaion of the code. This only applies to the neutral conductors. If you still think that it applies, then answer me...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,923
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

Boxes are also required by some building depts in...

Boxes are also required by some building depts in multi dwelling units when a fire rating needs to be maintained between floors. I need to put them in a condo complex once. We used premade metal...
02-11-11, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,688
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

Or he can just get a very reliable 240v Inverter....

Or he can just get a very reliable 240v Inverter. Sunny Boy, Fronius, and Power-One are some of the best ones out there. I would recommend PVI Aurora inverters. They are easy to install, clean...
02-07-11, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

First, where does it say you CANT do that. If you...

First, where does it say you CANT do that. If you remark a white wire with black tape it dosent matter, as per code its been remarked. Now, if you go the OP, you will see that the second light comes...
Replies: 4
Views: 3,188
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

Yes, you can access that box. If you pull the...

Yes, you can access that box. If you pull the trim off and take the bulb out, you will notice 3 screws holding the housing of the can to the frame. Take those out and you can push the housing up into...
02-04-11, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,687
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

If the thermostat is being installed in a metal...

If the thermostat is being installed in a metal box then the ground wire should terminate on the box with a ground screw, wire nut the end and leave the rest in the box. If its a plastic box, just...
02-01-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

Glad to hear it worked out for you. @ Ray, you...

Glad to hear it worked out for you. @ Ray, you can delete that post if you want. Im very good at over explaining things, I guess it comes from having to explain things to a crew of 25 guys every day....
01-31-11, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

you translated my words into a diagram perfectly,...

you translated my words into a diagram perfectly, so it should be working. Do you have the commons on the right screws? Is the 4 way switch wired correctly?
01-30-11, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

It is possible. Becuase your power is at switch A...

It is possible. Becuase your power is at switch A and one of your switch legs is at switch A, then you want to send the Switch leg from A and the neutral through to switch B to pick up the other...
01-30-11, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,690
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

Great Info!!

That was some great info. Learned some stuff i never knew. Thanks :)
01-27-11, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,439
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

When it was installed makes no differance. When...

When it was installed makes no differance. When it comes to safety theres no grandfathering rule. Things like elevators, kitchens, fire safety, life safety have to adhere to strict inspection and...
01-27-11, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,737
Posted By ElectricJoeNJ

Do the outside lights come on during the day when...

Do the outside lights come on during the day when the switch is in the ON posistion. I have a feeling its an override setup. They used a relay instead of using a SPDT switch. I had a customer once...
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