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10-06-08, 03:42 PM
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Posted By iambuzzard

dezwit, thank you much for taking the time to...

dezwit, thank you much for taking the time to spreadsheet my load calculation. really appreiate it.


so i need some clarification... am i to understand that as long as my amp calculation (in...
10-05-08, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By iambuzzard

thank you for the responses. i ran the...

thank you for the responses.

i ran the lights for max watt and didnt go over 1800.

i will correct the laundry area receptacle.


i understand what you are saying about the amp adding,...
10-05-08, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By iambuzzard

circuits layout

please look over this circuit layout for my errors.

i am open for any suggestions especially to condense. 270 amps before the 240 circuits go in can't be normal. i have not done a load...
10-04-08, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By iambuzzard

i am gathering from the responses that the answer...

i am gathering from the responses that the answer to my origional question is "yes" this could be done this way if one chose to.

if this si in fact the case is there anything idiotic...
10-04-08, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By iambuzzard

my understanding was the 80% max on a given...

my understanding was the 80% max on a given circuit only applied to 3 hour continuous loads. i figured these lights wouldnt be considered a continuous load but maybe they are?? maybe i am just...
10-03-08, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By iambuzzard

i have 14 that recessed. they carry a max 75 watt

i have 14 that recessed. they carry a max 75 watt
10-03-08, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By iambuzzard

circuit load

by my uneducated calculation i have 22 lights and a half dozen smoke detectors that come in under 2400 watts. does this mean the entire house lighting/smoke detectors can go on a single 20 amp afci...
09-28-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By iambuzzard

thank you for the responses. just so i'm...

thank you for the responses.

just so i'm clear....i have two bathrooms. each will have only one receptacle.( i had said they will be gfi. i think what i need is gfci in there, right?). am i to...
09-28-08, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By iambuzzard

couple questions

1) does a bathroom gfi receptacle have to be on its own circuit or can i tie it into a second bathroom and/or basement receptacles.

2) do flood lights need their own circuit?

3) are basement...
09-27-08, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By iambuzzard

i forgot to mention and draw in two outside...

i forgot to mention and draw in two outside receptacles on the top and bottom walls. also an ouside lite at exterior door at right. can these be on the same circuits as the bedroom?

as far as...
09-27-08, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By iambuzzard

elecrical layout

i have some questions about the layout for newly constucted master bed and bath.

i drew a crude sketch to be looked at.

the feed comes in from the left

i was considering two circuits....
05-18-08, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By iambuzzard

i am referring to the dwv system. the...

i am referring to the dwv system.

the first time i got pvc pipe it was rated for pressure. then i went to get the rest and it was not. i realize there isnt pressure in dwv. i just wondered...
05-18-08, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By iambuzzard

non pressure

roughing in basement.

all the pipe i have used so far have the 2665 stamp and some degree of pressure rating stamped on them.
i picked up some more pieces of sch 40 at lowes and they are...
05-17-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 957
Posted By iambuzzard

toilet rough

roughing in bathroom.
for toilet i have 3x3x3 sanitee coming off a 3" verticle soil/vent stack. the toilet line runs about a foot crossing under a floor joist then long sweep 90's up. then there...
05-11-08, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,030
Posted By iambuzzard

somebody talk to me

somebody talk to me
05-04-08, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,030
Posted By iambuzzard

answers above. i was thinking about it...

answers above.

i was thinking about it last night and i think all i have to do is drop the lav line below the shower before it attaches to the verticle and nothing is wet vented. i dont know...
05-03-08, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,030
Posted By iambuzzard

master bath layout

does this look ok? note the short wet vent distance for shower in pic 2. i dont know if this is legal. i'm under IRC. i'm open to any suggestions/advice.

pic 1....
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04-29-08, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,056
Posted By iambuzzard

bad meter?

my meter glass has a brown burnt look to the glass and the dial has stopped spinning. i have lost power to about half the house. i shut off the main and called the power company. what in your...
04-27-08, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 925
Posted By iambuzzard

subpanel?

here is the situation. im building a house with a detached garage. i built the garage before the house as tool storage while i built house. rather than install a tempoarary, the PC allowed me to put...
04-26-08, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,369
Posted By iambuzzard

sorry if unclear with the pictures. ive included...

sorry if unclear with the pictures. ive included a rough sketch of the bathroom plan to help orient yourself. the pictures i had posted sweep from right to left across the room which is against the...
04-26-08, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,369
Posted By iambuzzard

basement rough in. pics included

i am roughing in basement so i can pour floor. i went ahead and DRY fitted the pipes . i am under irc code. is there anything here that is not legal under that code or that will not work properly?...
04-26-08, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By iambuzzard

electric flicking

so the power is flickering this morning and i went outside after checking service panel. the meter socket ( old round kind) is making sizzling sound and its fogged up inside. so im thinking the...
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