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  1. Electrical
    I want to put in an 70 amp subpanel on my second floor. It's about a 55ft run from the basement panel. Initially I thought #4 romex would be sufficient (I see they limit the romex to 60°C now and Table 310.15(b)(16) shows that #4 is max 70a at that temp), but all the #4 romex I can find has a...
  2. HVAC
    I'm putting a new down flow air handler in my house and am trying to get the wiring done asap. Originally had a 10kw heat kit which had a set of two breakers and electrician said would require a 6/2 run. Now I'm thinking of bumping up to 15kw or 20kw. If I go 20kw would I likely just do a...
  3. Electrical
    I'm running some 8/2 NM-B to a new pullout disconnect about 35' from my panel. My most direct route is definitely through the crawlspace. First question is does 8/2 qualify as a large enough cable to run on the bottom of joists or does it fall into the same category as 12/2 and require running...
  4. Electrical
    Hello all. I am about to start a kitchen renovation and will need to move a 240 volt outlet for my stove by about 6 feet or so. The current receptable is served by a run of SE Style R cable. To move my outlet, is it acceptable to connect the existing SE cable to NM-B in a junction box and...
  5. Electrical
    I have a sub panel mounted on a barn wall, with a loft right above it. The panel currently supplies no circuits. In the loft above it, there are vertical beams ever 12 - 20 feet or so where I could run the wire up through the barn ceiling/loft floor. However, the panel is dead-center between two...
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