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Code Q&A: Wiring Methods Allowed in Hazardous Locations Commented on: 18 weeks ago (May 11, 2014)

You left out one of the most common hazardous locations covered under Article 514 -- Gas Stations and fuel dispensing areas. One of the most enjoyable type of work areas when you understand the...

What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Funny Looking Service Disconnect Commented on: 20 weeks ago (April 25, 2014)

It's hard to tell what is going on here from this picture. It appears that a ground bar was needed for something, we cannot see where the bare ground wire is going. Is the bare wire grounding...

What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Wet Behind the Ears Commented on: 20 weeks ago (April 25, 2014)

I see mentioned several times that a compression EMT fitting is needed here. Actually the old compression fittings are concrete tight and no longer are considered water tight. The new water tight...

What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Beware of What Lurks Below the Surface Commented on: 20 weeks ago (April 25, 2014)

Actually I see no reason for these conduit bodies to even be installed. If they were used to make splices, then we have a reason, but these do not meet criteria for splice boxes. Were they used as...

Minimum Number of Outlets Commented on: 27 weeks ago (March 7, 2014)

Anything that keeps us thinking about codes and code changes is a good idea.

What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Danger Island Commented on: 29 weeks ago (February 20, 2014)

They don't abide by the NEC over there.

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