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Section 310.10, FPN #99385
08/18/05 01:32 PM
08/18/05 01:32 PM
Joe Tedesco  Offline OP
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Section 310.10, FPN:

Would tubing be considered on the rooftop, and what does "close proximity" mean?


Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant
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Re: Section 310.10, FPN #99386
08/18/05 03:19 PM
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I think the rooftop reference is entirely misplaced. If that raceway was running adjacent to a south facing wall or driveway it would be subject to the same heating effects.


Greg Fretwell
Re: Section 310.10, FPN #99387
08/18/05 04:34 PM
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I agree with gfretwell. Why not propose a FPN that says something like "elevated temparatures can be experienced when installing raceways above a massive steam boiler". I mean, doesn't anybody who's ever been on a rooftop already know that it's hotter than hell up there?

Joe, to answer your question, I don't know. If this ever becomes a requirement I will try to analyze the language a bit more. FPN's are susposed to help interpretation, not hinder it. When I see confusing language in an FPN, I ignore it [Linked Image]


Ryan Jackson,
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Re: Section 310.10, FPN #99388
08/18/05 05:16 PM
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"elevated temparatures can be experienced when installing raceways above a massive steam boiler"


LMAO [Linked Image]


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