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  1. Electrical Boxes Volume and Fill Calculations

    Electrical
    I have a single gang box that measures 3x2.5x2" which gives a volume of 15 cubic inches. The volume required for 14 AWG conductor is 2 cubic inches. If I have a simple case of 14/2 going in and 14/2 going out, with 1 switch and 1 clamps, I get a volume of 16 cubic inches: 4 conductors = 8...
  2. Recessed Lights / Box Volume Size

    Electrical
    Hey, I'm located in Ontario/Canada and I'm in the process of installing some recessed lights in my uninsulated basement. I was going through the electrical code and noticed that in an 8in^3 electrical box, it is only permitted to have 2 wires and 2 wire nuts. I have 3 wire nuts (ground...
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