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Re: A Letter to the IAEI
Posted by NORCAL:
Originally Posted By: shortcircuit
They got one of them for stealing...


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That was a IBEW official, not IAEI.
Re: Solar: The Ghost of Carter
Posted by HotLine1:

I have only seen one solar 'solicitor' knocking at my door.

We have 'solar snipers' that are in the big box stores, on the outside of 'Best Buys' (Electronics), and at the local minor league baseball field.
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Sounds like a really weird system.
Makes you wonder why some people insist on reinventing the wheel.

Absolutely! Apparently they were worried about the small main loop (restricted by the size of the abandoned chimney flue they pulled the pipes through) so they (...)
Re: Corridor Lighting - Title 24 (2013)
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Welcome to ECN forums.

As Ghost said, the local AHJ is a good first step.

Also, you may try a PM to Scott35 here, as he is a West Coast (Ca) guy, and may be a great help.
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Most cheap UPS units run in "bypass" mode when utility power is present so the isolation is not as good as you would think.
PCs are pretty much immune to most power line problems anyway. It is the other stuff you plug in that kills them, usually the phone line. We also had problems with LAN (...)
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Thanks for the feedback. I will post back if something comes of this situation.
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I had a couple of USB wall warts plugged in and there was no place to plug anything else in so I ended up with a cube tap and 2 wall warts. It looked like the Chevy Chase Christmas to my wife and (...)


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