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#98898 - 06/21/06 05:44 PM low voltage splice accessibility
gserve Offline

Registered: 03/11/03
Posts: 92
I need to splice a 2 wire #18 thermostat wire. Does this spice need to be accessible? This is in a garage that is going to have a fire rated ceiling installed over the splice.

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#98899 - 06/21/06 07:26 PM Re: low voltage splice accessibility
Ron Offline

Registered: 03/13/02
Posts: 577
Loc: White Plains, NY
Although the code doesn't require the splice to be in a box or remain accessible, it is a darn good idea.

#98900 - 06/21/06 07:52 PM Re: low voltage splice accessibility
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Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6792
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
As Ron said...
the 'Code' of common sense' should prevail, and the splice should be accessable.

Think about if you may have to return!!!


#98901 - 06/21/06 08:02 PM Re: low voltage splice accessibility
mister h Offline

Registered: 05/26/06
Posts: 20
Loc: erie, pa. usa
A nail on box and a blank cover ($ 1.50)
would be worth it


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