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Old 02-12-2011, 09:18 AM   #1
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Can I get someone to take a look at this and let me know if it looks kosher?

This is a 4' light for an attic.

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14-2 wire leading to fixture:


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Old 02-12-2011, 09:39 AM   #2
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looks legit from photos

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Looks good. Nice work.

I might have put in an outlet instead of hard wiring the light. that way when the light needs replaced you don't need to mess with any wiring, just plug in the new light and you're done.
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Is you J-box fill correct?

How many conductors of what gauge?

Box size in in3?

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if that is a wire 12-2 going past the crawal access,it needs to be 6' away or guarded.that goes for water,gas also.also use wire nuts on your ground in lite just easier.code article:320.23(A) is where you can find requirement.

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As I'm looking at this light in the attic.. will inspectors let this non-covered T5 pass? I've heard that covered lights are required in closet areas.
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if that is a wire 12-2 going past the crawal access,it needs to be 6' away or guarded.that goes for water,gas also.also use wire nuts on your ground in lite just easier.code article:320.23(A) is where you can find requirement.
You see a 14-2 going past the attic space door. The inspector said on the phone that I need to crimp the grounds for rough in. He hasn't been to inspect yet, hence this post. Just want to make sure my work looks good.
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14-2 or 12-2 dosent matter needs to be 6' or guarded.as for grounds,he brobly wants them crimped in outlets.but thats ok.looks good other wise.
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You see a 14-2 going past the attic space door. The inspector said on the phone that I need to crimp the grounds for rough in. He hasn't been to inspect yet, hence this post. Just want to make sure my work looks good.
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Good deal.. the 14-2 will be coming out anyway, it's part of the old wiring. I'll check other sides of the opening too.
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As I'm looking at this light in the attic.. will inspectors let this non-covered T5 pass? I've heard that covered lights are required in closet areas.
Attic space does not equate to closet.
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Ok no problem -- got your message about the closet not being same as attic. thankx
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Not much in the way of electrical work is shown but what is shown looks ok. The framing is another story. Purlins should be the same size as the rafters they support. Purlin braces should land on a bearing wall or a beam, not ceiling joists. The same holds true for ridge supports. Their appears to not be a rafter to ceiling joist connection and therefor, no rafter tie. The ceiling joist appear to have insufficient bearing on the wall top plate.

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