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01-16-07, 09:52 AM
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Posted By kevin2010

When I had some "issues" with my electric company...

When I had some "issues" with my electric company and wasn't getting anywhere with them, I got the NJ Board of Public Utilities involved. And of course, the problem was resolved within 2 days.
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01-11-07, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 36,408
Posted By kevin2010

Wow, you guys are simply awesome. Thanks for...

Wow, you guys are simply awesome. Thanks for provding me with such insightful comments.

In the end, I decided to bite the bullet and buy a new aluminum SER cable (2-2-2-4) and install my 100 amp...
01-11-07, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 36,408
Posted By kevin2010

Thanks for the feedback folks. Just one more...

Thanks for the feedback folks.

Just one more question: if I were to purchase a new set of wires to properly feed 100amp subpanel (keeping in mind that the feeder cable will be traversing through...
01-10-07, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 36,408
Posted By kevin2010

Question Hi- I just got home and checked the cable...

Hi-

I just got home and checked the cable and it says "NM-B 4 W/G CERTEX UL"

http://img150.imageshack.us/my.php?image=subpanelwiregh8.jpg

In addition, I spoke (again) with a (different)...
01-10-07, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 36,408
Posted By kevin2010

thanks ipbooks but I am confused; When I...

thanks ipbooks but I am confused;

When I spoke with my township's electrical inspector, he said #4 is fine with 75ft as did the counter person at the distributor where i bought the wire.

The...
01-10-07, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 36,408
Posted By kevin2010

Smile Thanks pcboss! For future reference to...

Thanks pcboss!

For future reference to others, this is my setup:

1. One, QO132M100C QO 100 Amp 32 Space/32 Circuit Main Breaker Load Center used as a sub-panel (100 Amp main breaker...
01-09-07, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,468
Posted By kevin2010

in my experience, nut shells = squirrels or (in...

in my experience, nut shells = squirrels or (in my case, flying squirrels).

while you are up there, you may want to try to find a hole (approx. the size of a dime). try doing it during the day so...
01-09-07, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 36,408
Posted By kevin2010

Smile square d subpanel - isolating neutral / ground

hi all-

i am hoping to install my subpanel today (from my square d 200 amp main to 100 amp sub panel w/ breaker).

i know i need to isolate ground and neutral in my subpanel, but i am uncertain...
01-01-07, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By kevin2010

bob- you are awesome!

bob-

you are awesome!
01-01-07, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,296
Posted By kevin2010

Kind of late but better late than never. I...

Kind of late but better late than never.

I ended up getting the NJ Board of Public Utilities involved. BPU and JCPL reviewed my telephone conversation with JCPL's cust. rep and decided that the...
11-09-06, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,570
Posted By kevin2010

As I said in a couple of previous posts I... full...

As I said in a couple of previous posts I... full finished basement, so I have plenty of access to the pipe, but my questions are...

Do you mean "unfinished"? I am going through some gas pipe DIY...
09-06-06, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By kevin2010

1. I think T would be ok but better solution...

1. I think T would be ok but better solution would be to install an wye for better flow

2. you can add aav (and leave it either under the sink or in the attic), but you must verify that it is...
08-25-06, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,024
Posted By kevin2010

Plumbing questions for a newbie

Hello-

I am in a process of adding a washer/utiliy floor tub/sink in my mudroom.

Here is my current basement pipe layout.

http://img169.imageshack.us/img169/1726/basementpipelayout2sf9.jpg...
08-24-06, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,612
Posted By kevin2010

Excellent. I will add another circuit although...

Excellent. I will add another circuit although those 12/2 cables aren't cheap!

But hey, we need to keep our spouses happy, right?

Thanks again. Off I go to Home Depot (yet again, sigh....)
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08-24-06, 04:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,612
Posted By kevin2010

Thanks racraft. Any comments on the proposed...

Thanks racraft.

Any comments on the proposed circuit configuration? I am off today and am looking to run the wires so that I can put up my sheetrock this morning.....
08-24-06, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,612
Posted By kevin2010

Here is my current setup: ...

Here is my current setup:

http://img153.imageshack.us/my.php?image=buxtonkitchenelecdm2.jpg

Although most circuits are rated at 20 amps, these are tapped throughout the house. In addition,...
08-23-06, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,612
Posted By kevin2010

I have a full circuit map I created back in...

I have a full circuit map I created back in January. I will post it along with a table describing loads for all circuits tonight so that you can comment on it further.

Thanks!

Kevin
08-23-06, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,612
Posted By kevin2010

So basically I need: * Two, 20 amp circuits...

So basically I need:

* Two, 20 amp circuits for small appliance (and countertop recepticles)

* One, 15 or 20 amp circuit dedicated for 7 recessed lights

* Two, 15 amp circuits for two...
08-23-06, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,612
Posted By kevin2010

Kitchen Remodeling - circuit requirements

Hi All-

As you may be aware from my other posts, I am in a midst of a small remodeling project (not involving the kitchen just yet) so I have opened up some walls.

I would like to run some new...
08-17-06, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,232
Posted By kevin2010

Extending the water pipes

Hi-

I am remodeling my home and need to move the washe/dryer from the kitchen to the adjoining mudroom.

For the existing water location, I would like to install a small kitchen sink and extend...
08-10-06, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By kevin2010

I had originally planned on installing and...

I had originally planned on installing and hooking up to subpanel to my newly installed main panel by myself?

Judging by what I read, I have to get an electrician involved?

*EDIT*

NVM, I...
08-10-06, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By kevin2010

Thanks guys! Subpanel it is. BTW, do I need...

Thanks guys! Subpanel it is.

BTW, do I need a permit for this?
08-09-06, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By kevin2010

Subpanel or Just run wires to the basement?

I need to bring at least two, 20 amp circuits to my basement to run:

1. dehumidifer
2. radon air pump
3. sump pump
4. tread mill
5. networking equipment.

Since I am remodeling parts of my...
08-08-06, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,296
Posted By kevin2010

Sup boys- I am going to send JCP&L a...

Sup boys-

I am going to send JCP&L a certified letter outlining my conversation with their CSR. I am going to put them on a notice that should any negative consequences arise from their position...
08-07-06, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,296
Posted By kevin2010

Need some advice dealing with JCP&L (Central NJ)....

Back in Jan 06, I upgraded my panel to 200AMP. Prior to the upgrade, I called JCP&L to verify the service wire capacity (pole to masthead) and was told that once the panel was upgraded, JCP&L will...
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