The Electrical Contractor Network

ECN Electrical Forum
Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

Books, Tools and Test Equipment for Electrical and Construction Trades

   
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#215719 - 07/07/15 07:37 AM 680.22(B)(1) and post lamps
BigB Offline
Member
Registered: 03/31/04
Posts: 727
Loc: Tucson, AZ USA
For the purposes of 680.22(B)(1) is the post considered as part of the luminaire? (2011 NEC)


Edited by BigB (07/07/15 07:37 AM)
Top
2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides
#215721 - 07/07/15 07:59 AM Re: 680.22(B)(1) and post lamps [Re: BigB]
HotLine1 Offline


Member
Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6833
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
IMHO, the 'post' is the support for the luminaire. The post height must place the luminaire at 12' above water.

The few that I have come upon used fiberglass/composite poles at 14', and on GFI circuit.

You should check with your local AHJ for his opinion.
_________________________
John
Top
#215723 - 07/07/15 10:13 AM Re: 680.22(B)(1) and post lamps [Re: BigB]
gfretwell Offline


Member
Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9066
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
I agree with John on this. The post is just a support for the luminaire. If it is metal it needs to be part of the bonding grid too.
_________________________
Greg Fretwell
Top
#215726 - 07/07/15 11:28 AM Re: 680.22(B)(1) and post lamps [Re: BigB]
HotLine1 Offline


Member
Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6833
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
Thanks Greg, I omitted the bonding on metallic posts.

Squeezing in posts between hectic times in the office.
_________________________
John
Top
#215742 - 07/11/15 11:06 PM Re: 680.22(B)(1) and post lamps [Re: BigB]
BigB Offline
Member
Registered: 03/31/04
Posts: 727
Loc: Tucson, AZ USA
We ended up moving one the lights. The original plans showed that we would have had over 5 feet but when the pool got dug and laid out somehow there was a foot missing, not our fault. They are post lamps mounted on top of a retaining wall so moving one was a lot of fun carving up the concrete blocks.
Top

Featured:

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

Shout Box

Recent Posts
Forum Styles
by Admin
Today at 02:08 AM
License exam
by TRUE POWER
Yesterday at 09:16 PM
Looking for older post
by sparkyinak
Yesterday at 12:27 AM
Members: Non-Members: Did you know?
by Admin
01/22/17 02:34 PM
Safety at heights?
by HotLine1
01/21/17 08:51 PM

Who's Online
0 registered (), 79 Guests and 12 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
New in the Gallery:
Desk-mounted "power-board"
Top Posters
gfretwell 9066
Trumpy 8560
pauluk 7693
HotLine1 6833
sparky 5545
Member Spotlight
Member Since: 11/11/05
Posts: 190

ECN Electrical Forums - sponsored by Electrical Contractor Network - Electrical and Code Related Discussion for Electrical Contractors, Electricians, Inspectors, Instructors, Engineers and other related Professionals