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For an existing conference room where the Architect required adding an outlet, the plan check person has required outlets as per this article, which requires quantity as in a residence.  In addition, it requires floor receptacles for each 215 square feet of room.   For one room, it is smaller and has doors each wall, as code does
Hi,   I am working on a project in which I will be using a VFD to drive an AC motor.  For the motor power cable from the VFD to the motor, I am planning to use a cable with a braided shield that is specifically intended for use with VFD's.  The cable will have three current carrying conductors and one ground conductor.  Table
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Hello,    I am looking for an official interpretation regarding NFPA 13's FDC Pipe Sizing Guidelines. gives contradictory and unclear guidance for this matter and I am in need of NFPA's interpretation and intent of the code.  - The way I read 2016 NFPA 13 is that the FDC pipe sizing must be in accordance with ONE
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I have a question.  If there is a crew going out to do some  electrical maintenance. But only one member of the crew is a qualified electrician. do the other people assisting him need to have CPR and other training. Or can they rely on the fact that someone nearby : say another crew close by working 3 min away. Has CPR training and
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We are often asked this question: if you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be? Personally, I think a present-day dinner conversation with Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and other pioneers of electricity would prove to be extremely interesting.  Inventors are charged with having extremely creative minds, thinking outside of the norm,