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#211389 - 10/09/13 01:22 AM Tamper Resistant in Animal Building?  
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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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#211390 - 10/09/13 02:03 AM Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB]  
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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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#211395 - 10/09/13 09:50 AM Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB]  
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IMHO, no TR required. However, you may want to check with your local AHJ


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#211396 - 10/09/13 10:19 AM Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: gfretwell]  
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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?


#211399 - 10/09/13 07:18 PM Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB]  
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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!


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




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


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


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#211409 - 10/10/13 01:45 AM Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB]  
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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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#211410 - 10/10/13 10:22 AM Re: Tamper Resistant in Animal Building? [Re: BigB]  
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It looks like TR for everything except the fridge and the ceiling then.


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