ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
Calling all Non-US members!! (Non-US only)
by Bill Addiss. 08/13/18 05:52 PM
Upgrade the old panel
by gfretwell. 08/13/18 12:20 AM
depth of duckbank
by ghost307. 08/12/18 09:26 PM
Section 179 vehicle purchases
by BigB. 08/05/18 01:06 PM
Don't you buy this stuff
by BigB. 08/05/18 01:00 PM
New in the Gallery:
Plug terminals
Housebilding DIY wiring
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 7 guests, and 29 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Extension Cords Above Ceiling #110694
06/07/06 07:41 PM
06/07/06 07:41 PM
Admin  Offline
OP
Administrator
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 3,503
NY, USA
Quote
This was in a local mall. Yes, that is a water stain around the outlet.

Alan Nadon
[Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by Webmaster (edited 06-07-2006).]

2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides
Re: Extension Cords Above Ceiling #110695
06/10/06 04:20 PM
06/10/06 04:20 PM
Trumpy  Offline

Member
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,236
SI,New Zealand
Alan,
Is that an Emergency light unit?.
Them T-Bar ceiling grids aren't exactly known for thier smooth edges, especially at the ends, where they are joined.

Re: Extension Cords Above Ceiling #110696
06/11/06 12:06 AM
06/11/06 12:06 AM
S
ShockMe77  Offline
Member
Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 821
Rahway, New Jersey
400.8 USES NOT PERMITTED

(2) Where run through holes in wall, structural ceilings, suspended ceilings, dropped ceilings, or floors.

Re: Extension Cords Above Ceiling #110697
06/11/06 01:32 PM
06/11/06 01:32 PM
A
Alan Nadon  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 399
Elkhart, IN. USA
Yes that is an emergency light pac. for the mall.
The wanted them cord connected for easy repalcement and the "inspector" made them put the outlets below the ceiling instead of above where they wanted them. [Linked Image]
Alan--


Alan--
If it was easy, anyone could do it.

Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
Alan Belson
Alan Belson
Mayenne N. France
Posts: 1,803
Joined: March 2005
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Popular Topics(Views)
248,506 Are you busy
186,199 Re: Forum
175,661 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.021s Queries: 14 (0.004s) Memory: 0.9600 MB (Peak: 1.0935 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-08-14 10:48:25 UTC