Stumped by the Code? Installing Circuit Conductors in Parallel in Separate Raceways

Stumped by the Code? Installing Circuit Conductors in Parallel in Separate Raceways

Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered

All questions and answers are based on the 2011 NEC.

Q. If circuit conductors are installed in parallel in separate raceways, is an equipment grounding conductor required in each raceway? If so, how do I size it?

A. If circuit conductors are installed in parallel in separate raceways as permitted by 310.10(H), an equipment grounding conductor must be installed for each parallel conductor set [250.122(F)]. Where conductors are in

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