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#39473 - 06/21/04 09:39 AM Raceway for wet locations  
elecbob  Offline
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A customer has a store in a very nice brick building. He wants me to install some lights on the outside but doesn't want conduit.
Does anyone know of a surface raceway that is approved for use in wet locations?

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#39474 - 06/21/04 12:55 PM Re: Raceway for wet locations  
Ever Ready  Offline
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I assume the customer does not want external conduit as it would look bad, on that assumption could you use conduit inside and bore through the brick into a rear opening in the light fitting?

#39475 - 06/21/04 01:20 PM Re: Raceway for wet locations  
elecbob  Offline
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Unfortunately I need to install about 20 linear feet of conductor on the brick facia. Something like Wiremold would be great if it was rated for wet locations.

#39476 - 06/21/04 02:34 PM Re: Raceway for wet locations  
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Bergen County, NJ
I guess that painting conduit to match the brick is a no-go?

#39477 - 06/23/04 07:50 PM Re: Raceway for wet locations  
DougW  Offline
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North Chicago, IL
Other than conduit..... no. Sorry! [Linked Image]

#39478 - 06/23/04 09:18 PM Re: Raceway for wet locations  
Edward  Offline
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How about going with low voltage lighting and run the low voltage wire. Depending on where the lighting fixture will be and If it is away from harms way you do not need a conduit for that.

Just a thought


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