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Office Violations #173418 01/09/08 03:02 PM
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Here are a few more code violations I found at my dad's office when we were remodeling.

The picture of the thermostat connected the heater there is a 240 volt circuit that had a heating unit installed previously to this one.

The J-box that I opened looked worse when it had three, 6-AWG wires which was an old range circuit that remained from when the place was a restaurant.

At least some one had enough sense to install a ground wire for the circuits on the ENT run and one outlet.

The other J-box picture is an unsupported box with NM cable coming out of it in the panel ceiling in the finished part of the basement.

T.S.

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Re: Office Violations [Re: Admin] #173426 01/09/08 03:49 PM
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Hence, my signature line........


---Ed---

"But the guy at Home Depot said it would work."
Re: Office Violations [Re: EV607797] #173576 01/13/08 05:37 PM
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Oooh I like those 3M T/R wirenuts! Throw the rest of this away....

Re: Office Violations [Re: Lostazhell] #173658 01/15/08 05:38 PM
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Wonder how many AHJ's end up in an office in town hall with violations like this, but can't get their employer town to spend the money to correct them...

Re: Office Violations [Re: wa2ise] #173965 01/24/08 01:25 AM
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Boy, that's a cute little connector they're using for the smurf tube.

Re: Office Violations [Re: ShockMe77] #173966 01/24/08 03:15 AM
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I could almost swear it's a half inch PVC TA!

Re: Office Violations [Re: Admin] #173969 01/24/08 10:14 AM
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At least some one had enough sense to install a ground wire for the circuits on the ENT run and one outlet.



Is the box grounded at all? There doesn't appear to be an EGC in either of the PVC conduits. shocked

Re: Office Violations [Re: electure] #173976 01/24/08 02:22 PM
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I do see one coming from the right, and a second one, most likely from the left.


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