ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
Trumpy 5
Recent Posts
What do you do?
by gfretwell. 09/24/17 12:05 PM
75 kva tranformer
by sparkync. 09/23/17 06:41 PM
Another generator question
by gfretwell. 09/23/17 04:15 PM
Supporting conduit bodies
by ghost307. 09/18/17 12:12 PM
Thermal Imaging Camera upgrade
by Potseal. 09/18/17 11:57 AM
New in the Gallery:
Gallery Test
Popular Topics(Views)
240,949 Are you busy
176,744 Re: Forum
168,595 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 44 guests, and 7 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#199403 - 02/24/11 11:30 PM 12/2 MC Allowed NYC or Code requires AC only  
Loosewire  Offline
New Member
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1
New York
From out of NY.
Roughing in outlets in a basement in NYC.
Couple of questions:

1- Is MC 12/2 with a separate green ground ok? Or does it have to be AC 12/2 with cable as ground?
(I was advised 12/2 AC with the AC as a ground is no longer acceptable and it must be MC with separate green wire)

2- On a 20A circuit is 10 outlets per circuit acceptable?

3- Roughing in a 10/3 30A line for an AC or heater. Can regular BX/AC box be used or does it have to be a larger square box with separate connectors.

Thanks.

LW


2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides

#199406 - 02/25/11 01:28 AM Re: 12/2 MC Allowed NYC or Code requires AC only [Re: Loosewire]  
HotLine1  Offline


Member
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 6,864
Brick, NJ USA
Loosewire:

Welcome to ECN Forums from one of the 'Jersey Guys' across the river!

Our Webmaster is on your side of the river, and he should be able to fill you in on the local issues.



John

#199415 - 02/25/11 01:27 PM Re: 12/2 MC Allowed NYC or Code requires AC only [Re: Loosewire]  
Admin  Offline

Administrator
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 3,457
NY, USA
Loosewire,

Welcome to ECN.

Sorry, can't be of much specific help here as I don't get out of Suffolk County. NYC has always been a little different with things, but I can't see anywhere requiring AC without ground.

Bill


#199421 - 02/25/11 03:38 PM Re: 12/2 MC Allowed NYC or Code requires AC only [Re: Loosewire]  
gfretwell  Offline


Member
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 9,118
Estero,Fl,usa
I thought NYC had pulled back on the "metal" thing and now allows Romex in 1 & 2 family.


Greg Fretwell


Member Spotlight
Attic Rat
Attic Rat
Bergen Co.,N.J. USA
Posts: 524
Joined: December 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Featured:

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

 

Shout Box
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.018s Queries: 15 (0.004s) Memory: 0.7611 MB (Peak: 0.8932 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-09-26 05:34:27 UTC