Based on the 2023 NEC.
Question: True or false? A ground clamp that is identified for direct burial may be encased in concrete.
See answer below.
Explanation: A new informational note was added in the 2023 NEC to Sec. 250.70 to make it clear that a ground clamp that is listed for direct burial is alco suitable for encasement in concrete.
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