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CO cord Q.

Discussion in 'Electrical Codes' started by Pcinspector1, Jan 29, 2020.

  1. Pcinspector1

    Pcinspector1 Platinum Member

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    CO cord from a ceiling grid junction box down to a store gondola (portable shelving in the open floor area) with a junction box. MC used from that junction box through the gondola to the end cap with LED lighted display. Length of cord exceeds 6-ft.

    Would this be copacetic? If not they would have to cut the floor or provide other ways to get power to the lighted end cap.

    Looking at NEC 400.7 and 400.8, not sure you can classify this as wiring luminaries or not?
     
  2. e hilton

    e hilton Bronze Member

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    Why not a manufactured power pole, like what is used for modular furniture.
     
  3. Pcinspector1

    Pcinspector1 Platinum Member

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    Yes, why didn't the Professional Engineer spec a manufactured power pole.

    $$$$$ I suspect.
     
  4. e hilton

    e hilton Bronze Member

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    So they would rather waste time and design fees trying to come up with an acceptable alternate. Typical.
     
  5. steveray

    steveray Sawhorse

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    Conduit drop is only slightly less ugly and way cheaper....
     

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