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  1. HWT in single dwelling service calc.

    Canadian Electrical Forum
    So the way we used to figure a HWT in the determination of a single dwelling service calc was to throw it under 8-200 (1) (vii), at 100% if no range was figured and at 25% if a range had been provided for in item (iv). I've been told by a respected associate who serves on at least one of the...
  2. 120V fan forced heater and AFCI

    General Electrical Discussion
    Anyone had trouble with a fan forced heater on an AFCI? I recently installed a circuit for a customer who provided his own fan forced heater made by Berko, and the circuit is now tripping. I have to go and check the circuit but I do think the problem is most likely due to a cheap motor and the...
  3. Working in the heat

    Workplace Safety
    Tomorrow It's going to be 98 degrees out with 80% humidity at the site I'll be at. Whenever I'm on this job I end up getting sluggish by 12 and my work suffers. I've inly been working for a few moths and the heat still kills me. Tomorrow I'm going to be putting up a trough and pulling about 200...
  4. HVAC/Motor Question.

    General Electrical Discussion
    I went to do an electrical inspection for someone and I found their furnace motor leaking oil. Someone had put some kitty litter under it to catch the spill too. The woman told me she had a furnace guy come out and he said everything work, or everything was fine but I pointed out to her that the...
  5. Misconception:"LEDs produce almost no heat". LEDs require MASSIVE HEATSINK

    Lighting Design
    What goes in gotta come out. What a backward concept. :001_huh: Many have heard that snow does not melt because LEDs are "so energy efficient". Along with that was a misconception that LEDs run cool and give off almost no heat...
  6. Wire Nut / Tape issue with Recess Lighting

    Residential Electrical Forum
    I am installing recessed lights in a soffet under construction in my master bedroom. I have installed the regular HALO 6" (new install) IC cans with wire nuts. All is fine, life is good. Problem: One non-HALO eyeball 5" special fixture has the junction box on top of its non-IC can. This is a...