ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
Video door bell causing chime activation of coil
by gfretwell. 12/10/18 12:35 AM
Conduit fill Calculations
by gfretwell. 12/08/18 08:39 PM
Pull out fuse panel?
by Trumpy. 12/06/18 02:12 AM
Swimming Pool question
by HotLine1. 12/05/18 12:37 PM
Tingle off the water spigot
by rmiell. 11/30/18 01:03 PM
New in the Gallery:
What is this for?
Plug terminals
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 14 guests, and 11 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Dining room plugs #218335
03/20/17 01:49 PM
03/20/17 01:49 PM
watersparkfalls  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 222
Washington...Not DC
Ok guys you are my go to answer team (much appreciated by the way). So we are doing some apartments and have come across what appears to be gray area in the code regauarding small appliance circuit. Here is a quick synopsis; we have two kitchen that supply only the kitchen, then we have a dining room that also feeds bedroom plugs only (no ceiling light switched receps)...I believe this is a violation as 210.52 lists specifically kitchen, dinining, pantry and simular, with no other outlets, however it was pointed out an exception to outlet in dining room that is a 15a and switched (I'm not sure that applys, but it adds to the confusion). Also some think because we already have the 2 small appliance you can feed whatever you want with dining circuit. Your guy's imput would help, as I said my interpretation is these rooms and simular, which definitely would not include bedroom.

Thanks,
H2O

Last edited by watersparkfalls; 03/20/17 01:52 PM.
2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides
Re: Dining room plugs [Re: watersparkfalls] #218338
03/20/17 10:34 PM
03/20/17 10:34 PM
watersparkfalls  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 222
Washington...Not DC
two small appliance circuits feeding one kitchen...

Re: Dining room plugs [Re: watersparkfalls] #218339
03/20/17 11:54 PM
03/20/17 11:54 PM
G
gfretwell  Offline

Member
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 9,323
Estero,Fl,usa
Is this new construction or existing?


Greg Fretwell
Re: Dining room plugs [Re: gfretwell] #218340
03/21/17 07:20 AM
03/21/17 07:20 AM
watersparkfalls  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 222
Washington...Not DC
It is new constructin.

Re: Dining room plugs [Re: watersparkfalls] #218341
03/21/17 10:28 AM
03/21/17 10:28 AM
G
gfretwell  Offline

Member
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 9,323
Estero,Fl,usa
I hope you caught this at the FEPA/C (pre drywall) because it is a show stopper at least if the AHJ cares about the code.


Greg Fretwell
Re: Dining room plugs [Re: gfretwell] #218344
03/21/17 09:31 PM
03/21/17 09:31 PM
watersparkfalls  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 222
Washington...Not DC
That's what I thought too....easy fix, little money smile


Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
noderaser
noderaser
Portland, Oregon, United States
Posts: 404
Joined: March 2007
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Popular Topics(Views)
252,202 Are you busy
189,181 Re: Forum
178,860 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.036s Queries: 15 (0.011s) Memory: 0.9772 MB (Peak: 1.1246 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-12-14 21:45:00 UTC