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For questions about the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70. Just about all US jurisdictions that have adopted an electrical code use the NEC, often with a handful of local or state level amendments.
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A load bearing wall supports the structure above it, and thus cannot be removed without replacing that support. Use with the [walls] tag
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Smallish freestanding building, used primarily for storage.
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For questions about [light] fixtures that are recessed into a building surface, usually a ceiling.
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For questions regarding a central heating system for the home. The system consists of a furnace or boiler and a method to distribute the heat throughout the home.
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Questions about residential swimming pools
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For questions relating to the neutral wire, or "grounded conductor" as it's sometimes called. The neutral, or "grounded conductor" in NEC, is the normal return path for electricity in a household AC …
for any time lights, fans, or devices are controlled from more than one wall switch location.
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A kitchen appliance with burners (cook top, stove top, hob). This is distinct from a range which is a appliance with both a stove top and an oven.
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Questions regarding installation, removal, painting of baseboard (otherwise known as skirting board, skirting, mopboard, floor molding, or base molding).
For questions generally relating to the prevention of transmission of sound from one enclosed area into another or between interior and exterior spaces.
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Questions about ways to measure and improve the ability to get useful work out of devices that consume energy. This includes coal, oil and gas as well as electricity.
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Caulking is the action of applying a sealing compound to joints and gaps in building materials.
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