The case of the illegal hidden electrical system

James Goodwin, a consulting electrical engineer with Castagnos-Goodwin and Associates in Houma, La., sent in this photo. This violation consists of three 3/0 AWG conductors and a 2 AWG neutral that was installed in plumbing pipe with two elbows. The installation, which has service conductors between the meter and panel, was found inside the exterior wall of a small retail store. Attention CEE News

James Goodwin, a consulting electrical engineer with Castagnos-Goodwin and Associates in Houma, La., sent in this photo. This violation consists of three 3/0 AWG conductors and a 2 AWG neutral that was installed in plumbing pipe with two elbows. The installation, which has service conductors between the meter and panel, was found inside the exterior wall of a small retail store.

Attention CEE News readers. Do you have a photo of a glaring Code violation?

E-mail your digital photos and descriptions to [email protected] or mail them to 350 North St., Boston, MA 02113. Your photo may be published in our upcoming photo gallery of America's worst NEC violations.

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