Code Q&A: Luminaires in Bath and Shower Areas

Code Q&A: Luminaires in Bath and Shower Areas

NEC rules for installing luminaires in bathrub and shower areas

Q. What are the Code rules for luminaires installed in bathtub and shower areas?


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A. According to Sec. 410.10(D) of the 2011 NEC, no part of chain-, cable-, or cord-suspended luminaires, track luminaires, or ceiling paddle fans can be located within 3 ft horizontall

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