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Old 11-24-2018, 10:59 AM   #1
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Is fire alarm cable able to be run in a wood structured building through the joists and studs or am i required to install it in conduit or use metallic sheathed cable?
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Old 11-24-2018, 12:42 PM   #2
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Is fire alarm cable able to be run in a wood structured building through the joists and studs...
Able to? Yes, it's bendy.

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or am i required to install it in conduit or use metallic sheathed cable?
Required to? Beats me. You're in Canada. You guys have some funny rules that leave me scratching my head sometimes.
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Able to? Yes, it's bendy.


Required to? Beats me. You're in Canada. You guys have some funny rules that leave me scratching my head sometimes.
Should of been more descriptive haha. Yeah thats what I'm thinking....it may be more of a building code to take up with the guy doing there programming of the panel and verification.
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This is explicitly laid out in the CEC section on fire alarms.

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Should of been more descriptive haha. Yeah thats what I'm thinking....it may be more of a building code to take up with the guy doing there programming of the panel and verification.
You wonít get those answers from the tech, they donít install the wiring. Like B-nabs said, itís in the CEC.
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