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#203728 - 10/20/11 10:00 PM Re: Comercial installs  
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Has anyone heard the phrase, "This is a comercial/industrial installation. You can't use #14 ga wire here. It has to be #12 ga minimum."?



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#203729 - 10/20/11 10:56 PM Re: Comercial installs [Re: harold endean]  
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ONLY...if that verbage is within the job specs. Common trade practice is 12 for comm, but it's not code.



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#203732 - 10/20/11 11:05 PM Re: Comercial installs [Re: harold endean]  
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That phrase embodies the California Electrical Code.

Words to that effect rule here.

#14 is restricted to control circuits and residential installations.


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#203734 - 10/21/11 02:19 AM Re: Comercial installs [Re: Tesla]  
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Originally Posted by Tesla
That phrase embodies the California Electrical Code.

Words to that effect rule here.

#14 is restricted to control circuits and residential installations.


I looked in the CEC 2010 but couldn't find this. Do you have a code section, because it is good information to have.

Thanks


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