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#192839 - 03/05/10 06:43 PM Wall Packs
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Registered: 07/24/02
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Does the code allow you to run a conduit from the side of a Wall Mounted Metal Halide fixture(Wall Pack), if an existing feed runs into the back of the fixture? Would the fixture then be a raceway? I may go a different route and not pick my feed for a new light off of an existing wall mount fixture. TGIF

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#192841 - 03/05/10 07:15 PM Re: Wall Packs [Re: SJT]
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410.65 in the '08 NEC specifically allows luminaires to be connected together that way. It also states that the fixture is not required to be listed as a raceway for this purpose.

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#192846 - 03/06/10 11:32 AM Re: Wall Packs [Re: KJay]
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I agree with KJay. I don't believe there have been any changes from previous NEC (2005-2002, etc)
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#192851 - 03/06/10 08:52 PM Re: Wall Packs [Re: HotLine1]
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This is the easy way to add a fixture to an existing building

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#192853 - 03/06/10 09:09 PM Re: Wall Packs [Re: Rewire]
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Thanks for the replies. When we install the 3 new lights, we may be replacing the wall pack with a weather-proof round box. The 3 new lights may shine enough light.

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