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Romex in commercial #43642
10/18/04 09:05 AM
10/18/04 09:05 AM
derater  Offline OP
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 179
Have 9) 2x2 lights to go in grid ceiling-
is romex OK? It's in an office space.

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Re: Romex in commercial #43643
10/18/04 10:59 AM
10/18/04 10:59 AM
goodwill  Offline
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Madison, WI, USA
No. NEC, 334.12, (a)(1)

Re: Romex in commercial #43644
10/19/04 09:28 PM
10/19/04 09:28 PM
CTwireman  Offline
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Posts: 840
Connecticut, USA
It depends on the NEC edition your jurisdiction is using and your local ammendments.

If you are using the '99: yes, the '02: no.


Re: Romex in commercial #43645
10/19/04 09:56 PM
10/19/04 09:56 PM
e57  Offline
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 2,876
Locally I can not use romex in commercial at all!

But Peter, which code allows it?

Yeah, 99 I guess, but limited to the 3 story rule.

[This message has been edited by e57 (edited 10-19-2004).]

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Re: Romex in commercial #43646
10/20/04 11:26 PM
10/20/04 11:26 PM
CTwireman  Offline
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Connecticut, USA

Yeah, the '99, you got it. Where I live, it is very common to see NM used in many different types of commercial occupancies: hotels, office buildings, grocery stores, nursing homes, donut shops, restaurants ... etc.

I guess it is all a matter of perspective. Cable wiring methods are extremely popular here, and have widespread acceptance.




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