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Sounds like you have your switch leg ( switch loop ) mixed up. You need to isolate it. It is the wire going to the switch. A simple continuity test will determine which wire is the switch leg. You need a continuity tester and most voltage testers check continuity. As for the ground, there is none available unless you provide a new circuit to the panel ...
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There is no formal guidance or rule of thumb for determining ambient air temperature for wire runs through non-climate controlled areas in residential applications. Ultimately, since it is open to interpretation, check with your local inspector on what they will accept. If the non-environmentally controlled space is going to be close to or hotter than ...
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