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#111225 - 09/24/06 12:15 PM Code Enforcement?
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Code Enforcement, what Code Enforcement! These pictures came from a Township Building, in Delaware County, PA, which houses the Code Enforcement Dept.

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#111226 - 09/24/06 03:50 PM Re: Code Enforcement?
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Wow. One word, Wow.

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#111227 - 09/24/06 05:57 PM Re: Code Enforcement?
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one word?

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#111228 - 09/24/06 09:58 PM Re: Code Enforcement?
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one other word.

AAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHH. Thats a major pain if you've ever got to work on it. Whats with the orange cord near the top right?
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#111229 - 09/25/06 04:12 AM Re: Code Enforcement?
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Just food for thought here.

If the 2" contains the IMSA cable for a municipal fire protective circuit it is not likely to be subject to the NEC.

If that 2" does run to a master box my guess would be that the 1/2" contains the grounding electrode conductor for the master box.


I think we can safely assume no electrician was consulted when someone decided to infill the area with concrete.
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#111230 - 09/25/06 09:29 AM Re: Code Enforcement?
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At that point why not just bury the whole thing in concrete.

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#111231 - 09/25/06 11:35 AM Re: Code Enforcement?
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There is a pad mount transformer in line with those two pvc's. I can hear the concrete guy, "You don't need an electrician, don't worry about it we do it all the time".
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#111232 - 09/26/06 05:31 PM Re: Code Enforcement?
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A fine example of "do as I say, not as I do"

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#111233 - 09/26/06 06:22 PM Re: Code Enforcement?
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That install just says "idiot" all around... a PVC 90 costs less than ½ of the LB's and you can pull through them Seeing a strap on the 2" (?) is something that tells me the EC was there when the concrete came in. Unless the concrete guy decided that conduit was in need of support..
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#111234 - 09/30/06 08:26 PM Re: Code Enforcement?
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And to think this whole problem could have been avoided if the LB's had been installed with the covers facing up. But I'll bet the electrician had no idea they were going to be covered with concrete.
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