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I read code question of the day just about every day. Thanks for this service. I am about assemble light fixtures in a lighting showroom. I will have to install and wire many fixtures. Because these fixtures are for sale and may be removed for new products can this installation be considered temporary? I don't think so because many fixtures will be installed for months or even years. But is their some kind of special provision for relaxation in the NEC for this type of situation? I've looked through Article 590 and I see time constraints. I would like to hear your opinion.
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