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#88155 - 05/15/04 11:04 AM 210.4
donles Offline

Registered: 04/28/01
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Loc: Bridgeville, PA USA
Do I read this article correctly? In a residence, a common disconnect is not required if the circuits do not terminate on the same device or yoke. IOW, I can run 12/3 from two adjacent breakers in the panelboard to a j-box, then split off into two separate 12/2 runs for small appliance circuits? I bet alot of elec's use common trip breakers anyway.

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#88156 - 05/15/04 11:19 AM Re: 210.4
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Your interpretation is correct except it can also apply to "other" than Dwelling Units, see 210.7(C). The key here is, if we are using a "Multi-Wire circuit it is only one circuit.

Also the breakers do not have to be ajacent to one another, they only have to be on different legs or phases.



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