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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    I have a customer who wants to install some paddle fans under her front porch which is considered a damp location by the NEC. (It is roofed but not enclosed.) Is this acceptable? Would the paddle fans have to say suitable for use in a damp location as required for a luminaire? 410.10 (2008 NEC)...
  2. Lighting Design
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  3. Lighting Design
    In commercial lighting, sometimes we get too absorbed in watts per sq.ft and lumens per watt. I've had the chance to test the CREE CR6 LED can and like halogen track light, it's a very "hard" light that casts a strong shadow. Top left: CREE CR6 in can light with my hand about a foot above...
  4. General Electrical Discussion
    I'm studying residential lighting wiring practices at the moment (it's chapter 8 in Electrical Wiring Residential, 16th Edition, Ray C. Mullins) and the author is speaking of some Rules of Thumb (caps and emphasis his, not mine) and I'm wondering if he's just pulling words out of his backside...
  5. Lighting Design
    I'm based in Tucson and focus on Commercial & Institutional lighting consulting. Studying LED vs. Conventional Lighting for national client now. So far LEDs are calculating out well for lower lighting level tasks like corridors, restrooms, parking garages, with 2x2's, downlights, garage...
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