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#215719 - 07/07/15 10:37 AM 680.22(B)(1) and post lamps  
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For the purposes of 680.22(B)(1) is the post considered as part of the luminaire? (2011 NEC)

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#215721 - 07/07/15 10:59 AM Re: 680.22(B)(1) and post lamps [Re: BigB]  
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IMHO, the 'post' is the support for the luminaire. The post height must place the luminaire at 12' above water.

The few that I have come upon used fiberglass/composite poles at 14', and on GFI circuit.

You should check with your local AHJ for his opinion.


John

#215723 - 07/07/15 01:13 PM Re: 680.22(B)(1) and post lamps [Re: BigB]  
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I agree with John on this. The post is just a support for the luminaire. If it is metal it needs to be part of the bonding grid too.


Greg Fretwell

#215726 - 07/07/15 02:28 PM Re: 680.22(B)(1) and post lamps [Re: BigB]  
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Thanks Greg, I omitted the bonding on metallic posts.

Squeezing in posts between hectic times in the office.


John

#215742 - 07/12/15 02:06 AM Re: 680.22(B)(1) and post lamps [Re: BigB]  
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We ended up moving one the lights. The original plans showed that we would have had over 5 feet but when the pool got dug and laid out somehow there was a foot missing, not our fault. They are post lamps mounted on top of a retaining wall so moving one was a lot of fun carving up the concrete blocks.



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