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#99814 - 09/16/06 08:03 PM Kitchen Hood Outlet
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Wasn't there a rule or maybe a proposal to have the outlet for a hood over a residential kitchen range on a separate circuit? Can't find it.
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#99815 - 09/16/06 08:23 PM Re: Kitchen Hood Outlet
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I found the code reference I was looking for and it appears that the connection of a range hood is permited to be cord and plug and if so it must comply with 422.16(B)4. Other than that it muist be hard wired.
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#99816 - 09/17/06 09:09 AM Re: Kitchen Hood Outlet
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George:
20 min to find your answer???
Just messing with you!
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#99817 - 09/18/06 07:10 PM Re: Kitchen Hood Outlet
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What a coincidence!

From Mike Holt's monthly NEC Questions and Answers e-mail:

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Q10. Am I required to have a dedicated circuit for an above the range microwave that includes a range hood if it’s cord-and-plug connected?

A10. Yes, see 422.16(B)(4)(5).

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#99818 - 09/18/06 08:53 PM Re: Kitchen Hood Outlet
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IAEI also fielded a question that answered, a range hood is not auxillary equipment to the range.
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