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#41118 - 08/15/04 03:03 PM License for low voltage installs
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Loc: Johnson City, TN
Anyone know if you must have a license for wiring residential housing with low-no voltage wiring in the state of Tennessee? Wiring including: intercom, surround sound(audio),network (cat5e), phone, cable tv, security? If so, any links to information would be great.Thanks!
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#41119 - 08/15/04 11:23 PM Re: License for low voltage installs
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I'm not sure about Tenn., but there should be everywhere. Most places dont have one, but should....
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#41120 - 08/16/04 01:44 PM Re: License for low voltage installs
Kennyvp Offline
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what about new jersey, such as the landscapers putting in low voltage landscape lighting.?
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#41121 - 08/16/04 02:59 PM Re: License for low voltage installs
Ggirton1 Offline
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Loc: Johnson City, TN
Thanks e57,
The states website is terrible, but I did get in touch with them and any wiring at all, no matter what it is, you must pass the LLE test and get the license. Does that sound right? Thats what the lady on the other end of the phone said anyways?
Thanks again.
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#41122 - 08/16/04 04:57 PM Re: License for low voltage installs
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Loc: Hawthorne, NY USA
The application certainly doesn't look too hard- http://www.state.tn.us/commerce/boards/contractors/pdf/LLEApplication.pdf

Don't know how the test is but it looks like a fair deal to me- http://www.experioronline.com/pdf/TN19lle_20040513.pdf

(Hope you do better on the test than you do with Google! )

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#41123 - 08/20/04 07:23 PM Re: License for low voltage installs
harold endean Offline
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Registered: 02/16/02
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Loc: Boonton, NJ
NJ, just got a new law that lic. low voltage people. It limits them to fire/burg alarm installations
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#41124 - 08/24/04 07:05 AM Re: License for low voltage installs
pspetrone Offline
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Registered: 08/23/04
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Loc: Middletown, CT, USA
In Connecticut you need to carry an L6 or L5 license.. You can contact the NBFAA (National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association) for info regarding Tenn requirements.. There may be different licenses required for different aspects of low voltage installations. In CT here there are different ones for burg and fire, communications, telephone, etc..
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