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#45698 - 12/05/04 11:21 AM ICF Foundation Wiring
Mike Wescoatt Offline

Registered: 06/17/01
Posts: 164
Loc: Cedar City, Utah
Regarding Insulated Concrete Forms for a finished basement, what is the preferred type of wiring if the insulation is 2-1/4" thick w/ furring strips and drywall? What is the most cost effective? My gut tells me steel boxes w/ EMT set in the forms at they are being built and add an extension ring to each box, ending with a plaster ring. Thoughts??
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#45699 - 12/05/04 12:55 PM Re: ICF Foundation Wiring
NJ Wireman Offline

Registered: 08/26/04
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Loc: New Jersey (South Jersey)
Run like hell in the other direction no just kidding cant help ya there, but htought i'd let you know someone has read your post lol

#45700 - 12/05/04 09:25 PM Re: ICF Foundation Wiring
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Registered: 04/06/02
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Loc: Phoenix, Arizona
Foam is on the outside of the concrete? If so use a hot knife and romex after the concrete is poured. Throw in some PVC sleeves for any exterior penetrations and your all set until rough. Hot knife blade was a U shape and we put the foam back into place after we shaved it to fit the wire.


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