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#156769 - 06/30/05 07:28 PM commercial/residential
denny3992 Offline

Registered: 01/09/05
Posts: 53
Loc: orwigsburg,pa USA
have to bid a job and need some help... 3 floor building.

1st flr commercial space drop ceilings.(mc in the drop ceilings i know that much)
2nd and 3rd floor are 2 apartments on each floor. hard ceilings(drywall) can i use romex or must it be mc?

thanks in advance fellas & ladies

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#156770 - 07/01/05 04:25 AM Re: commercial/residential
growler Offline

Registered: 04/22/05
Posts: 66
Loc: Marietta, Ga. 30060
Even though the Code says that you can Romex the apartments and anything not in the drop ceiling. I would read the job specs. carefully and contact the local AHJ. to see if there are any local restrictions. There are places aroud here that want MC for commercial at the minimum. But down from where I live they did the condo's with commercial on the bottom and romexed them, they even used 14/2 for 15 amp. circuits in the residential part. But check it out before trying this, I know that other areas that would never go for that.


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