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NECA 303-2019 Standard for Installing Closed-Circuit Television Systems (CCTV)

This standard describes installation procedures for new closed-circuit television (CCTV) system equipment installed for video surveillance and for protection of building interiors, building perimeter, and surrounding property.

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NECA 120-2018 Standard for Installing Armored Cable (Type AC) and Type Metal-Clad (MC) Cable

This standard covers the identification, selection and installation of Type AC and Type MC cables, which are used for electrical wiring for residential, commercial and industrial occupancies.

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  • Friday, August 14, 2020
    CQD 8/14/20


    I really benefit from this forum. I've installed a duplex receptacle and supplied it with two circuits and split the receptacles from one another on the device by breaking the  connection tab away on the hot side of the receptacle. The neutral is from the same single-phase circuit. Another electrician said I have to install a handle tie at the two breakers in the panel. Is this a Code requirement? Thanks for any help you can provide.

    Chuck Ross

  • Thursday, August 13, 2020

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