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01-03-15, 07:45 AM
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Posted By matricha

Actually a 12/12 is 45 degrees. A 6/12 will rise...

Actually a 12/12 is 45 degrees. A 6/12 will rise 3 ft in 6ft of run. The roof in question is only 6ft per side so the gable is 3 ft. But what does that change?
11-27-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By matricha

I had my inspection Tuesday and passed. The...

I had my inspection Tuesday and passed. The inspector approved the IBT.
11-14-14, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By matricha

That could work. Is there a minimum height above...

That could work. Is there a minimum height above grade the bridge should be placed?
11-14-14, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By matricha

Thanks. I will go ahead and do it that way then.

Thanks. I will go ahead and do it that way then.
11-14-14, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By matricha

The wall the Meter base and panel are located on...

The wall the Meter base and panel are located on has a stepped out foundation. For neatness I ran the GEC in PVC with an offset. There is not enough room to add the IBT into the run before the...
11-13-14, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By matricha

Intersystem Bonding Terminal Question

I am located in MI and on the 2008 NEC.
Is it permissible to connect an intersystem bonding terminal to the neutral bar of the service panel using a separate conductor instead of the GEC?
03-19-13, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,311
Posted By matricha

Could the erroneous high voltage be explained by...

Could the erroneous high voltage be explained by reading the wrong analog scale?
03-12-13, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By matricha

Those terminal connectors are most likely crimped...

Those terminal connectors are most likely crimped onto the wire. They will slip onto a tab and have a smaller tab that fits into a hole or slot? Sometimes a small tool is needed to release it. You...
03-12-13, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By matricha

I am not an electrician but even if code allowed...

I am not an electrician but even if code allowed it, I would not want it.

A crawlspace is not the place for a subpanel. It also does not allow for the clearances required. I am curious. Why do you...
03-12-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By matricha

I recommend a photo to show the pros exactly what...

I recommend a photo to show the pros exactly what you have. Show the connections at the switch box and at the fixture.

If the switch was "on" when the wires were tested it is normal for both...
01-11-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By matricha

My logic was make do in the safest, most correct...

My logic was make do in the safest, most correct way. I come home from college in May, and plan to pull a permit to replace the branch circuits, a feeder to the garage, a subpanel. The existing is...
01-11-13, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By matricha

The inspector may have just been that fussy in...

The inspector may have just been that fussy in that township in afterthought.
I am not sure...
01-11-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By matricha

They were about 7' apart. If not a few inches...

They were about 7' apart. If not a few inches more. I am actually wondering whether that service(installed in 2009) was ever legitimately inspected. There is a green tag on the meter base, however...
01-11-13, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By matricha

I was using a digital meter so it was probably...

I was using a digital meter so it was probably induced as I figured.

I retested from hot to neutral on all recepts. and voltage ranged from 121 to 123 so it looked good to me. I just wanted to ask...
01-11-13, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By matricha

30 V ground in old wiring

I was recently in my mom's 1902 house that she recently purchased. I was in an upstairs bedroom flipping on a light when I received a moderate shock. It turns out that I was standing on a heat...
12-08-12, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By matricha

That's what I figured. I'll be sure to do that.

That's what I figured. I'll be sure to do that.
12-08-12, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By matricha

Thanks for your expertise. I understand...

Thanks for your expertise.

I understand neutral and ground must be isolated. Is an additional ground electrode(ground rod) required to be bonded to the ground bus in the subpanel? Is it correct...
12-08-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By matricha

If I ran all conductors in the raceway, would I...

If I ran all conductors in the raceway, would I need to derate? As I have seen everywhere, I would. So is the UF-B my best bet?
12-08-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By matricha

Feeder Questions

My mother bought a house recently which has a detached garage served by a 20A feeder. The feeder is 14/2 NM-B run through PVC conduit for about 15 ft. underground until it enters the crawlspace. ...
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