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We just adopted the 2005 for other than 1 & 2 family.

I hope we NEVER adopt the 2008!
 

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I stand corrected. Your are right. The 2007 RCNYS is based on the 2002 NEC.
What is not in the RCNYS is referenced to the 2002 NEC. There is little difference
between the RCNYC electrical section & the 2002 NEC. Table E3503.1 is not in the NEC & has caused a lot of problems for contractors who only use the 2002 NEC.
 

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To be honest I never noticed that. I use parallel 4/0 for 320/400A services and never even questioned it.
Our POCO "strongly discourages" it, but until it is made illegal it is MUCH easier to simply run two separate sets of 4/0 to two panels as opposed to one run of 500's to a gutter and splicing. MUCH cleaner and neater too.
 

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EC's had been using 4/04/02/0 triplex (sweetbriar) in parallel for 400 amp UG services. Those that were install had to be replaced or the mains downed sized.
You could use triplex from meter to panels, but not from POCO
to meter. 4/0 can be used for commercial, which makes no sense.
 

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No we didn't. Who told you this?
We adopted the 2007 NY Residential Code.
This is verbatim based on the 2003 IRC, which is based on the 2002 NEC.

http://www.dos.state.ny.us/CODE/part1220.htm
http://ecodes.iccsafe.org/iccf/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&vid=icc:ny
I can't open those pages (probably my computer).

Can someone tell me the DATE that the 2005 code was adopted? Inpector seems clueless.

The job was a commercial pool for a summer camp. Inpector wants pumps GFI'd, saying he uses the 2008 NEC.
 

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I can't open those pages (probably my computer).

Can someone tell me the DATE that the 2005 code was adopted? Inpector seems clueless.

The job was a commercial pool for a summer camp. Inpector wants pumps GFI'd, saying he uses the 2008 NEC.


I think 1/1/08 for the 05 NEC for commercial. If the pumps are connected
by a receptacle, they have to be GFCI protected.
 

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Can someone tell me the DATE that the 2005 code was adopted? Inpector seems clueless.

The job was a commercial pool.........., saying he uses the 2008 NEC.
If he is using the 2008 NEC someone in his office is clueless!
 

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If he is using the 2008 NEC someone in his office is clueless!
I agree.

Speaking to the inspector was like talking to Forest Gump.

I told him that NYS adopted the 2005NEC on 1/1/08.

He said something like "they gave me the 2008 book and said that's what I should use"

I didn't bother asking who 'they' was. Didn't think the conversation would go anywhere.

Ignorance is bliss. I just don't think ignorant people should have positions of authority.
 

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I agree.

Speaking to the inspector was like talking to Forest Gump.

I told him that NYS adopted the 2005NEC on 1/1/08.

He said something like "they gave me the 2008 book and said that's what I should use"

I didn't bother asking who 'they' was. Didn't think the conversation would go anywhere.

Ignorance is bliss. of I just don't think ignorant people should have positions authority.

I agree.
 
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