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#154116 05/12/04 07:17 PM
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I'm in harrisburg PA.Remodeling 3 story steel frame Bld. contractor wants to use romex. There is a non plenum drop cieling.
My understanding is you can't have any exposed romex in a drop cieling,plenum or not.Is this correct? Harrisburg is on 93 code. I want to use MC,don't want romex touching any steel.

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#154117 05/13/04 01:58 PM
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Under the 93 NEC you would be fine, as long as the building is not a; Place of Assembly, Commercial Garage, Theatre, or Motion Picture Studio.

I don't see a problem with NM touching building steel.

Roger

[This message has been edited by Roger (edited 05-13-2004).]

#154118 05/13/04 05:03 PM
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'93 code? How often do you guys update? (Obviously not very)

#154119 05/24/04 07:25 PM
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Not sure about '93 Code, but I think the plenum restriction for NM was there.

#154120 05/24/04 09:25 PM
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Yea,I dont get it,Harrisburg in the USA? 93 code book. Or does each state take turns on which code book to use?Lets look in 334.12.
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