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#86749 - 11/29/03 01:27 AM conduit or NM?  
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A customer has rented space in a single story building with 3 spaces. Each space has 1600 sq. ft. and is seperated by a lathe and plaster wall. His architect says the seperating walls have a 4 hour fire rating and the space can be wired with romex. Any thoughts on this?
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#86750 - 11/29/03 04:48 PM Re: conduit or NM?  
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I would check with the AHJ for the area.


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#86751 - 11/29/03 07:15 PM Re: conduit or NM?  
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With the exception of an assembly area, you should be fine with type NM cable.

As NEsaprky said, though, check with the AHJ


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#86752 - 11/30/03 09:24 AM Re: conduit or NM?  
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Also keep in mind that if there will be a dropped ceiling, NM cable would not be allowed above the ceiling as open runs.


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#86753 - 12/01/03 11:41 AM Re: conduit or NM?  
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I called the AHJ and romex it is. No dropped ceiling but thank you for the reminder.
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