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Show Window Lighting Load 1947 vs 2017 NEC

Discussion in 'Electrical Codes' started by jar546, Jan 29, 2020.

  1. jar546

    jar546 *****istrator

    Oct 16, 2009
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    Per the 1947 edition of the NEC:

    Show-Window Lighting. For show-window lighting, a load of not less than 200 watts shall be included for each linear foot of show-window measured horizontally along its base.

    Per the 2017 edition of the NEC:

    Show Windows. For show-window lighting, a load of not less than 660 volt-amperes/linear meter or 200 volt-amperes/linear foot shall be included for show windows, measured horizontally along its base.
  2. Paul Sweet

    Paul Sweet Sawhorse

    Oct 17, 2009
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    At least they rounded the metric equivalent to 660, instead of using 656.166... !
    jar546 likes this.

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