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  1. Electrical
    Hi, I’m going to install a sub panel in my detached garage and I would like to make sure everyone agrees I’m doing this the correct way and asking for any ideas for improvement. I’ve recently trenched from the house to the garage and installed 1” PVC Schedule 40 conduit. My main panel has...
  2. Electrical
    Planning a subpanel in my attached garage/workshop. Adding a 50 Amp breaker in main panel. Running 3 #6 copper wires to subpanel inside garage - about 30 feet. Garage is part of house, not detached. #6 wire will be run in 3/4" PVC conduit. The subpanel is a GE TLM812FCUD. Question: I understand...
  3. Electrical
    long time viewer of this forum, first time posting. i just built a granny unit in my backyard and need to add power to it. I wanted a power panel with a meter and be mounted outside. so i found this square D main panel, everything looks good except I don't see a way to separate the ground and...
  4. Electrical
    i will have a 50A subpanel in my shed with gauge 6 wire. i am not sure whether i need to use outdoor (THHN?) gauge 8 with insulation since it will go outside (about 6" between the shed and the grounding rod) or regular NM gauge 6 will suffice since it is just ground. i was also curious whether...
  5. Electrical
    Many years ago I had a new service panel put in and a circuit run from it to the old service panel. The old panel has a non-isolated neutral. The new circuit is three conductor plus ground but the ground is just hanging loose in the box. There is no other grounding on this box. That was removed...
  6. Electrical
    I am wiring my detached garage and am installing a subpanel in the garage fed from my main panel. I have dug a trench from my house to my garage that is at minimum 24" deep. The trench is about 40' long. What I am wondering is if I need to install a ground rod, or can I use rule 10-700(3)(b)...
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