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NECA 305-2018, Standard for Installing Fire Alarm System Job Practices

This Standard describes practices for Installing, testing, and maintaining fire alarm systems. These job practices represent a minimum level of quality for fire alarm system installations.

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NECA 111-2017, Standard for Installing Nonmetallic Raceways (RNC,ENT, LFNC) (ANSI)

Describes installation procedures for nonmetallic raceways of circular cross-section used for electrical power wire and cable, communications wiring, or fiber optic cables.

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  • Friday, January 18, 2019
    CQD: 1/18/2019

    Re: CQD answer published Thursday, January 10, 2018 - Continuous Loads

    I'd like to just comment on the CB or OCPD rating of the feeder. The ampacity is determined by the method described, 125% of the anticipated full load. The OCPD then can be selected base on that. For feeders, the standard size value for OCPD can be rounded down from that ampacity rating, not up as required for branch circuits.

    Best regards, Nick Abbatiello

  • Thursday, January 17, 2019

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