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Outlets in same sheetrock cavity #180364 08/23/08 10:46 AM
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300.21 requires penetrations through a required fire rated wall to use the proper through connectors,etc.

What section prohibits mounting back to back outlets in the same cavity of a non-fire rated wall? I can't seem to find it.

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Re: Outlets in same sheetrock cavity [Re: InspectorE] #180365 08/23/08 11:04 AM
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That is going to be in the building code


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Re: Outlets in same sheetrock cavity [Re: gfretwell] #180369 08/23/08 01:20 PM
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Look in ICC 712.3.2 (that's where it is in the ICC based Florida code) Membrane penetrations.
You probably will also get references to the documents for listed fire rated assemblies.
I have never actually had to enforce fire codes but I have taken a lot of CEUs in this area so I am OK if I get corrected.


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