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Old 12-30-2010, 09:58 PM   #1
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Rough-in questions


I'm about to start an electrical project in my detached garage. Permit has been pulled & posted. Have a couple questions about rough-in inspections. Hopefully these are generic enough to get an answer.

I have an existing 200a panel with a couple breakers from when the garage was built. I'll be filling the panel up.

  1. Should breakers be installed for rough-in?
  2. If yes to 1, should homeruns be wired into the breakers?
  3. Should the recessed lighting cans be fully wired in, or should there just be a section of wire flopping near the can?
Thanks much -- may have more questions a little later.
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:01 PM   #2
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Breakers should not need to be wired in but you can if you choose. The home runs can be cut into the panel.

The recessed will need to be wired.
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talk to your inspector to find out was he wants to see.
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