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04-16-06, 07:05 PM
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Since you have to connect the branch circuit...

Since you have to connect the branch circuit neutral to the afci, then it wouldnt technically be connected to the neutral bar. BTW I have never seen a 2 pole afci breaker. Do they make one?
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If you like the looks of the low voltage systems...

If you like the looks of the low voltage systems then use them. All you would need is a canopy mounted transformer for the low voltage track, it would require no more re-wiring then using line...
04-16-06, 08:33 AM
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Just use AFCI breakers for the individual home...

Just use AFCI breakers for the individual home runs in the basement. .

Then if you have one trip, its only one, and not the whole basement. Sometimes Afci breakers are time consuming to trouble...
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The trend seems to be more towards the R halogen...

The trend seems to be more towards the R halogen lamps, from all of the lighting designers that I deal with. They have a whiter light. I'm changing all of my Par 30's to R's as they burn out.
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If a surfaced mounted light is what you want,...

If a surfaced mounted light is what you want, then its just a mater of removing the old recessed fixture, which can be done most times without accessing the space above. Then just pull the wires,...
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Check the connections with the light fixture on...

Check the connections with the light fixture on the monorail. Where the conncection meets the rail, it should be cool to the touch, if not tighten it up.

Also check the rating of the...
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Why dont you consider a heat/vent fan instead? ...

Why dont you consider a heat/vent fan instead? Just replace your existing vent fan with one of the many varieties of heat/vent fan.
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Yep, its done all the time. Next time your in a...

Yep, its done all the time. Next time your in a restaurant with a drop ceiling look around, there is lots of it in use. Just drop your switch leg to the live end, and go to work. Check with a...
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If you could move the switch location inside the...

If you could move the switch location inside the pantry, then you could install an ocupancy sensor. Pass, Seymore and Legrand, (PS&Y) or Leviton are brands that I have used. They have a user...
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They are available from your local lighting...

They are available from your local lighting retailer/wholesaler. You could install it if your pretty mechanincal, or just ask them for a good reference for a qualified electrician. I usuall install...
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I think the tombstones are different. ( The...

I think the tombstones are different. ( The pieces that hold the lamps in place). T-8 lamps are much smaller in diameter, then the standared old t-12
's that were in there.

Go ahead and just...
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Make an apointment with the lighting designer at...

Make an apointment with the lighting designer at your local lighting fixture store. Bring in prints for them to look at and request a walk thru and the designer should be helpful. All of the...
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General guide as noted above is 30-35" above...

General guide as noted above is 30-35" above dining tables, anywhere else is no lower then 7'. Still its mostly personal preference. Make sure your mounting box is sturdy enough and rated for the...
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