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Old 08-29-2009, 02:05 PM   #31
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Yes - I heard that
Another study I saw indicated there was not enough info (arc fires) to support the need
Then of course there are the weather resistant outside recaptacles
I guess the cost of everything was getting too low
I'm sure outdoor outlets go bad
I'm equally sure I've never replaced one

Hey, does this meet code?
Not a CA installation, no WH strap


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Old 08-29-2009, 02:15 PM   #32
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This was one of the major justifications for the new standards: http://www.cpsc.gov/library/foia/foia03/os/ecafci.pdf
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Old 08-29-2009, 09:37 PM   #33
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Yes - I heard that
Another study I saw indicated there was not enough info (arc fires) to support the need
Then of course there are the weather resistant outside recaptacles
I guess the cost of everything was getting too low
I'm sure outdoor outlets go bad
I'm equally sure I've never replaced one

Hey, does this meet code?
Not a CA installation, no WH strap

I LOLed hard when I first saw that pic. Like, I really hope it was just a setup or photoshop for a joke, and not actually real. But if that's real, wow lol.

Well, at least you don't have to wait long for the shower to get hot!
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Old 09-16-2009, 06:56 AM   #34
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I was recently told by a lighting designer that the heat of a downlight meant any steam dries before it gets close enough to enter. He meant generally in a bathroom though, not directly above a shower.

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