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Pole barn wiring

Discussion in 'Residential Electrical Codes' started by twoply, Mar 7, 2018.

  1. twoply

    twoply Sawhorse

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    Hey everyone,

    1500 sq ft pole barn being built 160 feet away from the home.
    Wiring for outlets and florescent lighting is going in.

    No drywall is being installed so everything is exposed.

    What kind of wire can they run? Does it have to be armored cable or can it be regular romex?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. JCraver

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    Is it an ag building, or just a residential shed/garage?

    I've permitted romex if it is run along framing members, stapled adequately, and protected from damage. That may not be the correct answer, though...
     
  3. Pcinspector1

    Pcinspector1 Platinum Member

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    Is the barn in CA?

    Whats the barns use, weddings, barn dances, mixing chems?
     
  4. ICE

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    conduit
     
  5. twoply

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    The barn is a private, non commercial use.
     
  6. Pcinspector1

    Pcinspector1 Platinum Member

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    Me too!
     
  7. ICE

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    Conduit
     
  8. mtlogcabin

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    Conduit below 10 ft, romex stapled along framing members. Usually it is just overhead lights and minimum number of GFI receptacles
     
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    IMC,RMC,RNC
     

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