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#45698 - 12/05/04 03:21 PM ICF Foundation Wiring  
Mike Wescoatt  Offline
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Regarding Insulated Concrete Forms for a finished basement, what is the preferred type of wiring if the insulation is 2-1/4" thick w/ furring strips and drywall? What is the most cost effective? My gut tells me steel boxes w/ EMT set in the forms at they are being built and add an extension ring to each box, ending with a plaster ring. Thoughts??


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#45699 - 12/05/04 04:55 PM Re: ICF Foundation Wiring  
NJ Wireman  Offline
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Run like hell in the other direction no just kidding cant help ya there, but htought i'd let you know someone has read your post lol


#45700 - 12/06/04 01:25 AM Re: ICF Foundation Wiring  
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Foam is on the outside of the concrete? If so use a hot knife and romex after the concrete is poured. Throw in some PVC sleeves for any exterior penetrations and your all set until rough. Hot knife blade was a U shape and we put the foam back into place after we shaved it to fit the wire.



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