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  1. Residential Electrical Forum
    Hi. Does anyone know if the current NEC allows a 0.5A hydronic heat blower in a bathroom to exist on the bathroom's 20A GFCI circuit with the lights+recepticles+ventfan? Certainly an electric heater would need its own circuit, but I can't find any info specifically about hydronic heaters like...
  2. General Electrical Discussion
    I am an engineer, but an electrician friend said that in Texas, an outlet may not break the plane of a sink. He meant it has to be past the bowl of the sink on the wall. I have never heard this. Is there any code saying such?
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    Need help fixing my light switches in my bathroom. There 1 set of 3 wires ( hot, nuetral & ground ) thats the live wire coming in and 3 seperate lines. 1 for lights, 1 for fan and one going to GFCI outlet. How do i connect them to a new switch for everything to work like normal.
  4. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Just want to be clear on this subject 26-720-F) At least one receptacles shall be installed in each bathroom and washroom with a washbasin(s) and shall be located within 1 m of anyone washbasin So... I only need one receptacle as long as it's within 1 Meter of just one of the washbasins? so in...
  5. General Electrical Discussion
    I have a finished basement with a bathroom. I am looking to install an additional light over the shower/tub area with its own switch/outlet. Since its a bathroom, I assume I have to put in a GFCI outlet of some kind. Luckily, the wall where I want to install this switch/outlet is adjacent to...
  6. General Electrical Discussion
    I had 3 electricians come try to uncover why my electricity in a basement bathroom went out. They all agreed there were too many things connected to one circuit breaker, however all the circuit breakers and fuse box are working fine. However the outlets and lights in the bathroom are not...
  7. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Hi Everyone, I'm sure you've heard it many times before... Here is the situation: The home was built in 1961, the basement renovated in 2011. Panel was upgraded in 2011 to a 200 amp Stab-Lok panel (ugh.. I hate removing these covers) and moved to a different location. The room was then built...
  8. General Electrical Discussion
    Is anyone aware of a code requiring minimum clearance and or gfci protection of a wall heater next to a shower for either 120 and 240volt units? Thanks
  9. Lighting Design
    I, trying to make sure a customer has all needs electrical taken care of mentioned that it might be required to put Emergency lights in his bathrooms. Now, I have to find out where to locate requirements for this. Normally, I would place them where I think they are needed, and have the FM...
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