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    DPST switch question

    agreed, but while i do take advantage of may high tech security options, some habits just die really hard.



    i'm now thinking may be i should go with a single-gang, dual-switch device, then...
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    DPST switch question

    are the two circuit lines in a double pole, single throw (DPST) switch electrically isolated? specifically, could I run A/C across one line and D/C across the other?

    here's my application.
    i...
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    generator

    i'm with msgale. i went with the natural gas powered generac.

    1) it stays outside - no issues with carbon monoxide posioning
    2) it's fed by my natural gas service - no having to refill any tanks...
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    Ventilating a server closet

    http://www.beekerland.com/misc/server_closet.jpg
    Hi all,
    After having spent months in the electrical forum, now for a visit to HVAC. I have a server closet in my newly remodelled basement office....
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    thanks for the NEC cite. i'll give my...

    thanks for the NEC cite.
    i'll give my electrician acquaintance a call and have him look it over with regard to space.
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    combining circuits

    i have two rooms in my newly remodeled basement. i ran two separate 20A circuits in each room (one circuit to the south and east walls, one circuit to the north and west walls). in case your...
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    3 way dimmer question

    jadnashua is correct, it is the Lutron Maestro line. Leviton also makes a similar product, the Acenti, however style and feature wise I prefer Lutron. Lutron also makes I/R and R/F remotes for...
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    key fob extender

    yes, it works, not exactly sure of the science, but it does the trick. it's especially effective when i use the panic button as a car-finder in a big parking lot.
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    Recessed light over shower

    to quote Dr. Edward Teller, father of the hydrogen bomb, "when you make something foolproof, you will always find that the fool is bigger than the proof".

    yes, i do like my user-friendly GFCI with...
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    panel box in a walk in closet

    what, you're going to go make me look it up myself? :p

    seriously though, thanks for the reference, i'm going to go google it now.
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    recessed shower light

    not completely necessary. if all you have is a 1-gang box. both leviton and broan/nutone make double and triple stacked switches for bathroom light/fan use. broan even makes one that's a triple...
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    panel box clearances in a closet

    Speedy, please enlighten us as to what those clearances are.

    Thanks
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    Recessed light over shower

    a sad truth. i don't know which is more disturbing, that people actually lack common sense, or that they don't actually lack it, but are too lazy to use it.



    agreed, but as is pointed out...
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    working with wire

    tell me about it, not my favorite either. but for real fun, i ran 30A, 10-2 wire for my server closet (because the UPS I want has an L5-30P plug). oy vey!
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    code violations

    not sure i see the problem with this, other than it's not dressed nicely.
    please elaborate on why this is bad.
    thanks
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  16. What things not to do during an Electrical storm

    play golf with metal shafted clubs
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    recessed shower light

    standard caveat: i am not an electrician, however, i have wired two bathrooms with such lights and they have passed inspection. that being said....



    my understanding is no, unless the switch...
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    recessed lighting

    many years ago, i helped my dad hang a drop ceiling in our basement. i came away from that experience having learned two important things.
    1) how to properly hang a drop ceiling
    2) knowing that...
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    Recessed Can Lights

    Recessed lights can be used equally well for main lighting or accent lighting. In my basement remodel, I am using 4 tube flourcescent troffers as my primary light with dimmable lower wattage (40 ~...
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    smoke detectors

    good thought. i'll ask my rep when I talk to him again. although i have a hunch the answer would be no, after all, that just means less smoke detector sales for them.
    thx
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    Is this safe/compliant/doable?

    I have just installed a motion sensor security light on an exterior wall. the inisde of that wall is the kitchen and happens to be right behind the refrigerator. Power for the light comes in the...
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    i'll have to look into the drop panel. i'm...

    i'll have to look into the drop panel. i'm assuming that in instaed of the flexible fiberglass panel, it's made of a firm material that can hold screws and anchors, but not as heavy as plywood.
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    two would be better than one, but both sides of...

    two would be better than one, but both sides of the hvac chase are drop ceiling and i believe i've only ever seen wall mounted detectors when a drop ceiling is present. I'll talk to the ceiling...
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    smoke detector

    perhaps this will help.
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    one smoke detector or two

    in the process of remodelling my basement, i'm upgrading the alarm system as well, primarily to increase the number of monitored zones because of added points of entry, and since they'll be out...
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