Code Quiz: Pendant Box Support Requirements

NEC guidelines on supporting pendant boxes

Fill in the blank with the appropriate answer.

When installing a single rigid metal or intermediate metal conduit to support a pendant box that supports a luminaire, the threaded joints shall be prevented from loosening by _______.

A. set screws or other effective means

B. placing the luminaire so at any point it shall be at least 8 ft or more above grade or standing area, and 3 ft horizontally from the 8 ft vertical elevation from windows, doors, porches, fir

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