Questions about: code-compliance

I have a project to run around 40 lan cables in loft style office. The office don't have any conduit attached to ceiling at all. The location of RJ45 Jacks is multiple
Depending on whether you have an electrical dryer or a gas dryer, the answer will be different. I am going to assume you are in the US, and using an electrical dryer. Then the calculation goes like this: Assuming you have an electrical dryer, typical
The use of these devices is limited to specific situations, which are described in 334. 40(B) of the National Electrical Code. The 2011 version of the code had this to say
This could be a tricky one, as it depends on what you consider an "appliance", and how you define "dedicated space". Chapter 4 Equipment for General Use Article 406 Receptacles, Cord Connectors, and Attachment Plugs (Caps) 406. 12 Tamper Resistant Re
The question is vague, but here are my "thoughts": In all my years of remodeling, never did we use metal brackets in cases like this. I've opened many dozens of rooms with larger beams than were originally built into the home, and we always simply fa
I am installing an electric kickspace/toe kick heater as part of my kitchen remodel. I do not quite understand how to transition the supply wiring from inside the wall to the space underneath of the cabinet where the heater will located. It seems if
Loft Bed Made From PVC Water Pipe Alex's Loft Bed Made From PVC Water Pipe Update April, 2014 A LOT of people seem to like this bed design and many have built it, modified it, and sent me pictures. I'll try to post more of them soon. I am often asked
Edit- Based on comments above tape cannot be used (alone) for creating a splice. As Tester101 pointed out if the splice was soldered or crimped or joined with some (UL approved) device, then tape may be used for insulating the splice. With regard to
The question is often asked, whether it is better to install a GFCI receptacle or a GFCI breaker. While both are ways to add ground fault protection to the circuit being served, there may be some requirements that must be met and to which an electric