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  1. Slant Fin Victory Gas Boiler with intermittent firing

    I have a 12 year old Slant Fin Victory direct vent gas boiler that recently has started to fire inconsistently.Yesterday the house got cold,the boiler fan was running,but no flame was present.So I...
  2. Detached Garage Bathroom slab on grade

    Hey guys,
    I am building a garage separate from my house,I am including a bathroom,and am giving it it's own septic system.

    Garage will have 3 fixtures,toilet,lav,and shower.Slab on grade...
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    Laundry Standpipe and Venting

    I opened up a wall on the first level of my brothers 2 story,built on slab house.He wants to locate a laundry adjacent to a first floor bathroom.I located the 4" main stack(cast iron) and found an...
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    Bath fan:PVC ductwork?

    I am installing a new bath fan on a remodel.I want to use 4" PVC pipe for the ductwork for a 16' run and out the soffit,with a 90 degree elbow facing down with a grate and insect screen.I will also...
  5. Yes,these wires were run into an attic for future...

    Yes,these wires were run into an attic for future use and just terminated into a large metal box and wire nutted.(the reason for the odd number).

    If a box is not equipped with a ground screw or...
  6. Amen. The code is code for a reason,even if...

    Amen.

    The code is code for a reason,even if most of us can't understand it.
    Follow the code and you're in good shape...only an idiot would disregard it or not reference it.There's just too much...
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    This is referenced in the NEC,I believe.Code...

    This is referenced in the NEC,I believe.Code experts?
  8. Along these lines,if I were running multiple...

    Along these lines,if I were running multiple wires thru PVC conduit for physical protection,then had the PVC conduit terminate into say,an 8X8 metal box containing (3) 12/2, (2) 10/3,and (1) 8/3,all...
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    Code Question for UF cable

    What does the code specify as the minimum depth of burial for UF cable.The cable is 12/2 UF(direct burial).Burial in the trench will be unprotected.It will be protected with a 20a GFCI breaker.
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  10. If I run the #8 in PVC conduit (for protection),I...

    If I run the #8 in PVC conduit (for protection),I am OK?
  11. Thank you for the code refs,pretty much answers...

    Thank you for the code refs,pretty much answers it.
    Yes,the 8ga is solely for surge protection,to protect the electronics,apart from the electrical.

    The enclosure itself,of the control panel, is...
  12. I appreciate your concern. Let me be specific at...

    I appreciate your concern.
    Let me be specific at this point.
    I would like to come out of a 4" box containing a GFCI protected receptacle(which is wired in series with 3 other...
  13. Rez...how would the codes differ depending?

    Rez...how would the codes differ depending?
  14. Yes physical harm of the wire is a concern. The...

    Yes physical harm of the wire is a concern.
    The feeds are to feed out of a GFCI receptacle in a surface mounted 4" steel box.

    Am I permitted to run NMT(PVC) conduit straight out of this box?
    ...
  15. I need to run a 8ga ground to an electronic...

    I need to run a 8ga ground to an electronic control panel for it's required surge protection.Requires a ground rod or plumbing meter ground.I want to run this ground and the hot,neutral conductors...
  16. Running a ground wire in conduit to plumbing

    I would like to run a ground wire in conduit(with other conductors) to a surge protected device.How can I go from the conduit to a plumbing ground clamp?
  17. Transitioning Conduit material types

    I have a code issue to address.I would like to change(transition) from EMT conduit in my garage to PVC NMT conduit to power a device on the outside of the garage.What would be a code compliant way of...
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