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#76598 - 02/23/01 09:46 AM Cord & Plug Connected Equip. Located Above Suspended Ceiling  
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A bug problem exists in a commercial office building. In particular
ABOVE a suspended ceiling. The owner had an individual install a
somewhat large cord and plug connected "bug killer unit" above
suspended ceiling. The receptacle is also located above suspended
ceiling. My only question....is it legal?

Frank (cinkerf)


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#76599 - 02/23/01 12:14 PM Re: Cord & Plug Connected Equip. Located Above Suspended Ceiling  
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Frank,
Look at 400-8(5).
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#76600 - 02/23/01 02:41 PM Re: Cord & Plug Connected Equip. Located Above Suspended Ceiling  
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Thanks Don. I should of searched there first. That's the applicable NEC section I needed.

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#76601 - 02/23/01 10:20 PM Re: Cord & Plug Connected Equip. Located Above Suspended Ceiling  
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What variety of wee-beastie is found above a drop cieling ?
I am reminded of the time on a convience store service call when i reached up into a drop cieling right onto the live secondary of a neon-sign t-former.
Is not a bug-zapper the same type of animal electrically? Would not part P or Q of 410 apply?
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