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Subject: Wall Outlet Wiring and National Electrical Code

Date: 09/16/00 at 10:09 AM
Posted by: John Dunn - Consultant
E-mail: ambertec@ieee.org
Message Posted:

My son just entered his freshman year in college in Boston and moved into a nearby dormitory where I discovered that none of the wall outlets in his room have any ground connection at the wall plates, a situation which is both dangerous and, I suspect, illegal.

I have been given to understand that the wiring may be in violation of the National Electrical Code's Article 250, Grounding and Bonding, but I need some good advice here!

Please, can anyone help???

John Dunn
ambertec@ieee.org


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