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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi all, I am brand new to the electrical field, and I am learning to write electrical estimates. I'm currently working on a 3 story commercial build, I have feeders run from transformer to electrical closet on first floor, as well as Emergency lines from the generator. I converted the conduit...
  2. NEC Code Forum
    Is there any code against having wires from multiple power sources using the same conduit? I know article 300 says your aloud to use the same conduit for different voltages as long as all wires are rated for highest voltage present, and different voltages would mean different power sources. I...
  3. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi, I bumped into a question regarding number of circuits for a dwelling. Question says "For a dwelling unit of 1,200 square feet, the minimum number of branch circuit required to supply lighting (at 15 Amp), small appliances, laundry, and a gas fired furnace with 1/4 HP motor is: a. 8 b.7 c. 6...
  4. NEC Code Forum
    I'm having a heck of a time finding an article in the code that says all wires in a circuit need to be terminated in the same panel/enclosure/load panel. As an example, someone installs a back up generator at their house, but it is not a whole house generator, just a 12 circuit panel. The 12...
  5. General Electrical Discussion
    I just wired a 240 heater using 2 existing 120v circuits. One of the circuits has a GFCI outlet, the other has a normal outlet. The heater is wired downstream of both outlets using the hot wire from each. I measure 240 at the heater. When the heater comes on, it pops the GFCI. Can someone...
  6. Looking To Hire
    Hi everyone! I am looking to bring on an experienced Electrical Engineering Technician to join our team here at Applied Minds located in Burbank, CA. Founded in 2000, Applied Minds draws on the talents of nearly 150 employees and a network of subject matter experts to innovate by melding...
  7. General Electrical Discussion
    I have a situation where there is a detached garage that is powered from a residence, and then the power continues from that detached garage to another completely separate utility shop, (or garage), after that. - Is there a problem with this? I am thinking no. If I am correct, I just have to...
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