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Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? #211389
10/09/13 02:22 AM
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Having just adopted 2 code cycles there's a lot of stuff to absorb, and easily forgotten as well. Are the TR receps required everywhere? We are trimming a reptile enclosure in a residential back yard tomorrow, it has a work station with receps and some receps for heaters and fridge (for the reptile food). We are of course GFCI protecting everything but I am unclear on the TR requirements. This is basically a 10 x 20 shed built on a slab with a sub panel and insulated walls covered with siding on both sides. The reptiles (Iguanas) are going to be in cages with doggie doors to the outside, and as far as I know they won't be trying to stick things into the receps.

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Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB] #211390
10/09/13 03:03 AM
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I am not sure that 210.52 requires a receptacle there so 406.12 does not seem to apply.


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Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB] #211395
10/09/13 10:50 AM
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IMHO, no TR required. However, you may want to check with your local AHJ


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Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: gfretwell] #211396
10/09/13 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by gfretwell
I am not sure that 210.52 requires a receptacle there so 406.12 does not seem to apply.


Greg, what about 210.52(G)(1)accessory buildings?

Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB] #211399
10/09/13 08:18 PM
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I would say that the receptacles get to be TR (tamper resistant), WR (weather resistant), AND GFCI protected.

Just bought some TR / WR GFCI receptacles. $20 each. Safety is nice- but remember when you could get a duplex receptacle for half a dollar? The '90's were NOT that long ago!

Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB] #211403
10/09/13 10:06 PM
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Big Bob got me. That is a 2014 change I missed.




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Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB] #211405
10/09/13 10:35 PM
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OK, someone has the '14 changes??


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Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB] #211407
10/09/13 11:27 PM
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Is the reptile room private of commercial?


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Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB] #211409
10/10/13 02:45 AM
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Sorry I meant 11. We are still on the 08.

NFPA has released the 2014 Analysis of Changes tho. The books are on the street now. ($65)
Living in a place that is always one to two cycles behind can make these things confusing.


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Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB] #211410
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It looks like TR for everything except the fridge and the ceiling then.

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