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  1. Residential Electrical Forum
    I woke up this morning to find lights were out in three rooms. I checked for a kicked breaker. Breaker was not kicked. The breaker reads 120 volts. I checked voltage at several switches and light fixtures. They all showed that the black power wire and the white neutral wires are both hot but...
  2. Linework
    I would like to make better use of a 20 amp line from the panel that already has only two outlets: adding the below: 1: outlet/switch box next 2: to first ceiling light next 3: to second ceiling light next 4: to second switch this is a cellar circuit which is why I would...
  3. Residential Electrical Forum
    Hello, Is there an analog way to wire several lights with several motion detectors to all trigger at the same time? I have several flood lights on motion sensors that currently trigger independently, but I would like all of them to trigger when any of the motion detectors detect motion...
  4. Residential Electrical Forum
    Could someone take a look at my drawings and see if there are any mistakes. Im not sure about a few and would like to get a secondary input thanks. drawing is the link as I cant add pictures. http://postimg.org/image/qphxmswun/
  5. General Electrical Discussion
    Hello, We just did a job ran new wiring and everything now the client is saying that when the temp outside gets over 80 the lights don't work. Anyone ever came across this issue? There are two rooms that the lights are not working they are can lights if the temp drops below 65 the lights start...
  6. Residential Electrical Forum
    Ok, so I know most people don't care when the lights dim when high draw appliances kick on, but I do. I'm wondering if I can get this worked out by installing capacitor on high draw circuits. I only have a 100amp single phase service, which is more than enough for my little ranch style 1300ft2...
  7. General Electrical Discussion
    i have a sensored light in my house and i hate it its annoying i want to make in to a regular switch light how do i go about doing it?
  8. 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...
  9. Electrician Swap
    I have almost 600 GE 39W PAR30L M130 E26 High Intensity Discharge 42067 BULBS we removed from a commercial job. Only about 10% were not working, and all had only been used for 1 year. We were replacing Chinese made Ballast with Sylvania and replaced all of the bulbs working or not. I know...
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