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  1. NEC Code Forum
    I'm a little confused about kitchen refrigerator requirements. 550.12(B) calls out 20 amp small appliance circuits but implies in exception no. 3 that a fridge is permitted to be on an individual 15A branch circuit. But is it required to be? It makes sense for a large fridge to have its own...
  2. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Hi everyone, I am rewiring a kitchen as part of a renovation project. I need to choose a countertop receptacle for the spot where the homeowner is hoping to be able to plug in a toaster and a coffeemaker. You need to keep in mind that there is a lot to be added to the breaker panel during...
  3. Residential Electrical Forum
    Good morning. A customer (friend) is installing a tile backsplash above his kitchen countertops. Problem: The previous homeowner renovated and replaced the conventional gas range with a gas cooktop mounted into the granite counter. The receptacle which previously serviced the electric...
  4. Residential Electrical Forum
    When I did some wiring in San Francisco (20 years ago...?) I wasn't allowed to use romex I think because of earthquake codes). When I did some work outside L.A. everything was THHN in plastic conduit (new construction/poured cement) Have things changed? Would it be the same in San Jose? Or...
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