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02-13-08, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,887
Posted By Juhl

Prior to 2008 the requirement to run cables...

Prior to 2008 the requirement to run cables smaller than two 6 AWG or three 8 AWG on running boards, or through holes, when running perpendicular to the joists was only for “Unfinished Basements”. ...
01-25-08, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,687
Posted By Juhl

Section 250.130(A) requires the equipment...

Section 250.130(A) requires the equipment grounding conductor (EGC) be connected to the grounded service conductor (service neutral) and the grounding electrode conductor (GEC).

This EGC is...
01-04-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,792
Posted By Juhl

Zombie, What you are planning is code...

Zombie,

What you are planning is code compliant.
You do not have to bring the entire circuit to current code.
You can extend from an ungrounded circuit but the extension must be grounded per...
12-29-07, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,621
Posted By Juhl

That is the right receptacle.

That is the right receptacle.
12-29-07, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,621
Posted By Juhl

Article 630 permits smaller supply conductors...

Article 630 permits smaller supply conductors based on the duty cycle of the welder. A 20% duty cycle (at 165 amp output) means you can only weld for two minutes out of ten. This down time allows...
12-29-07, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,621
Posted By Juhl

WHOA! Section 630.11 does permit supply...

WHOA!

Section 630.11 does permit supply conductors with an ampacity of not less than 21.37 amps (12 AWG) for this welder. And, section 630.12(A) does permit an overcurrent protection device...
12-28-07, 11:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,766
Posted By Juhl

Each building or structure served is required to...

Each building or structure served is required to have a grounding electrode system. There are a number of types of grounding electrodes, some are required to be used. A ground rod is a type of...
11-30-07, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Juhl

It is the same sine wave viewed from a different...

It is the same sine wave viewed from a different point.
11-30-07, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Juhl

With single phase A/C power generation the coils...

With single phase A/C power generation the coils are part of a single conductor and there is a single sine wave.
11-30-07, 12:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,785
Posted By Juhl

I see nothing that supports these statements as...

I see nothing that supports these statements as the only exception.

Section 225.30(D) is one of five exceptions that would allow additional feeders or branch circuits to an accessory structure or...
11-03-07, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,814
Posted By Juhl

Section 250.53(G) requires a ground rod be driven...

Section 250.53(G) requires a ground rod be driven to a depth of not less than 8 ft except, where rock bottom is encountered, the electrode shall be driven at an angle not exceeding 45 degrees. Or,...
10-29-07, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By Juhl

You can add a receptacle but you may not be able...

You can add a receptacle but you may not be able to replace the switch with a receptacle.
Section 210.70(A)(2)(b) requires outdoor entrances with grade level access to have outside lighting...
10-25-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Juhl

The term dedicated can be confusing if not used...

The term dedicated can be confusing if not used clearly. A circuit having multiple outlets can be dedicated to a particular area, such as a bath, kitchen or laundry. A circuit dedicated to a single...
06-15-07, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By Juhl

It depends on several things. If the total...

It depends on several things.

If the total load will not exceed 200 amps then, you will not need to upgrade the service.

If the workshop is a commercial operation, some POCOs require a separate...
04-17-07, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By Juhl

Quote: "Actually, if you pulled 19 amps through...

Quote: "Actually, if you pulled 19 amps through a 15 amp receptacle on a properly wired 20 amp circuit there would be no fire hazard and no safety issue, at least not with the receptacle."


Both...
04-16-07, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,223
Posted By Juhl

A main breaker serves several different code...

A main breaker serves several different code requirements. These requirements include a service (or feeder) disconnecting means (section 230.70 or 225.31), load side overcurrent protection for...
04-16-07, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,735
Posted By Juhl

The average electric clothes dryer uses approx....

The average electric clothes dryer uses approx. 5000 watts. Section 210.23 prohibits the load served from exceeding the circuit rating. If the combined rating of these two dryers exceeds 7200 watts...
04-04-07, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By Juhl

You have a 30 amp circuit feeding the pump house....

You have a 30 amp circuit feeding the pump house. No, you cannot just tap these conductors to serve a 15 or 20 amp receptacle.

If the “30 amp breaker box” in the pump house is a service rated...
04-02-07, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 40,804
Posted By Juhl

When running cables at angles to joists: ...

When running cables at angles to joists:

Section 334.15(C) requires type NM be run through bored holes or along running boards in unfinished basements. Finished basements, crawl spaces or other...
03-27-07, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,049
Posted By Juhl

QUOTE: “I would not use a GFCI receptacle....

QUOTE: “I would not use a GFCI receptacle. Having owned an aquarium I know that aquarium equipment is safe.”

“Electricity can and does kill”.

There is always a certain level of risk with...
03-27-07, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By Juhl

Quote: “Both of your appliances will need...

Quote: “Both of your appliances will need separate 240 volt circuits. Typically they are less than 40 amps and you cannot use one circuit for both.”


Section 210.23(C) allows a 40 or 50 amp...
03-27-07, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By Juhl

Section 210.23(A)(2) would limit the rating of...

Section 210.23(A)(2) would limit the rating of fastened in place equipment to 50% of the branch circuit rating when plug connected equipment not fastened in place or lighting is also served.

If...
03-26-07, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,117
Posted By Juhl

Section 422.16(B)(4) requires cord and plug...

Section 422.16(B)(4) requires cord and plug connected range hoods be supplied by an individual branch circuit.
03-24-07, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,069
Posted By Juhl

It seems odd that using a cord of a higher...

It seems odd that using a cord of a higher standard would be prohibited. It seems manufactures have a lot of influence in how code and standards are written.
03-24-07, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,255
Posted By Juhl

The inspector did cite 210.8(A). IF, the light...

The inspector did cite 210.8(A). IF, the light or fan fixture has an integral receptacle as part of the unit then there would have been a violation, as these outlets were not GFCI protected.
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