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kok328 11-04-2010 06:39 PM

receptacle above ceiling
 
Is it acceptable to install an unswitched, 120V outlet above a drop ceiling in an commercial/industrial environment?

If not, what code paragraph/section prohibits this?

I believe the correct answer is "No" but, I can not find the code to support this.

speedy petey 11-04-2010 07:25 PM

The receptacle is legal, but any cords that might pass through the ceiling are not.

See this: Mike Holt graphic.

kok328 11-05-2010 03:59 PM

Thanks speedy, I guess I was misinformed.


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