ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
Potseal 11
Recent Posts
Permit Snafus...AHJs and Contractors Jump in
by sparky. 04/29/17 05:59 PM
201 volt equipment?
by bigpapa. 04/29/17 12:15 AM
Schneider LC1D09
by jraef. 04/28/17 11:05 PM
Electrode boilers question
by annemarie1. 04/27/17 01:40 PM
Why cables look like they do
by LongRunner. 04/26/17 09:36 AM
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question
Popular Topics(Views)
235,003 Are you busy
169,843 Re: Forum
163,043 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 40 guests, and 11 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#86749 - 11/29/03 01:27 AM conduit or NM?  
elecbob  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 141
WA
A customer has rented space in a single story building with 3 spaces. Each space has 1600 sq. ft. and is seperated by a lathe and plaster wall. His architect says the seperating walls have a 4 hour fire rating and the space can be wired with romex. Any thoughts on this?
thanks
bob


2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides

#86750 - 11/29/03 04:48 PM Re: conduit or NM?  
nesparky  Offline
Member
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 642
omaha,ne
I would check with the AHJ for the area.


ed

#86751 - 11/29/03 07:15 PM Re: conduit or NM?  
Ryan_J  Offline
Moderator
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,374
West Jordan, Utah, USA
With the exception of an assembly area, you should be fine with type NM cable.

As NEsaprky said, though, check with the AHJ


Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City

#86752 - 11/30/03 09:24 AM Re: conduit or NM?  
Tom  Offline
Member
Joined: Jan 2001
Posts: 1,044
Shinnston, WV USA
Also keep in mind that if there will be a dropped ceiling, NM cable would not be allowed above the ceiling as open runs.


Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

#86753 - 12/01/03 11:41 AM Re: conduit or NM?  
elecbob  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 141
WA
I called the AHJ and romex it is. No dropped ceiling but thank you for the reminder.
bob



Member Spotlight
SafetyWired
SafetyWired
Pa, USA
Posts: 44
Joined: July 2013
Show All Member Profiles 
Featured:

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

Shout Box
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.013s Queries: 14 (0.002s) Memory: 0.7669 MB (Peak: 0.9044 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-04-30 10:57:10 UTC