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Average day 5-15-13

Discussion in 'Contractor Talk' started by ICE, May 16, 2013.

  1. ICE

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    The contractor knew that a water heater in a garage requires protection. Here is a 2" pipe bollard.

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    It has been filled to the top with concrete.
     
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  2. ICE

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    This happens often.

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    /\ What's the reasoning?

    Brent.
     
  4. ICE

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    It's about the service drop being a few feet above the roof and the phone line laying on the roof.
     
  5. ICE

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    The job is an electrical service upgrade. The electrician told me that a new #4 ground was attached to the uffer. I see a #4 but it doesn't look new. The access cover is near the ground so I took a picture....the problem is that I didn't see the paint until I saw the picture on my computer.

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    Well, I guess it meets the intent of the regulation, but can't say I'm comfortable with it. Was it allowed by you???
     
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    I'd be more concerned about the landing at that door.
     
  8. ICE

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    You should be. It's more of a step than a landing.
     
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    I did allow it....mostly because they tried. There has been a water heater there for eons. The water heater is elevated above the height of most vehicles. One in ten people put a car in their garage.
     
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    Solar has been installed and I was there for an inspection. The panel was left wide open with nobody there. The worker showed up after I found this....I didn't mention that.

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    The GEC is not connected to the ground rod. When I pointed that out, I was told that it was existing and they aren't responsible for existing violations.

    Unfortunately for him, I am.

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