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    Default Electrical cable routing

    Last edited by Clay White; 12-26-2007 at 10:15 AM.
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    Default Re: Electrical cable routing

    It needs to be supported. A 2x4 nailed to the rafter visible in the top of the picture would be sufficient i believe. It would need to drop down close to the cable entrance on the furnace.


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    Default Re: Electrical cable routing

    Quote Originally Posted by Clay White View Post
    The electrical cable to the furnace is about 4' 6-7inches - - difficult to get exact measurement. I know cables should be secured every 4.5 feet.
    From the NEC.
    " ... and within 300 mm (12 in.) of every cabinet, box, or fitting. "

    Don't forget that last part, and, that pretty much also answers your question.

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