Minimum Size Conductor for Elevator Lighting Circuit

The minimum size parallel conductors permitted for elevator lighting shall be _____, provided the combined ampacity is equivalent to at least that of a 14 AWG conductor.

a) 20 AWG
b) 16 AWG
c) 14 AWG
d) 1/0 AWG

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: a) 20 AWG

Section 620.12 of the 2011 NEC notes the minimum size conductor requirements for elevator cables. More specifically, as noted in 620.12(A)(1), "For light

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