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Old 11/21/12, 11:16 AM
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I live in New Braunfels, TX. In a new house, is a bedroom celing light required to have the copper ground wire connected from the house wiring to the fixture?

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Old 11/21/12, 4:29 PM
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Yes.



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Old 11/22/12, 6:23 AM
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Is this a DIY question?



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Old 11/22/12, 8:40 AM
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it's always possible with non-members, Mike
Rookie should hire a qualified electrician to complete any electrical installations

the mfr. instructions would have this required installation detail, but who reads instructions

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Everyone should read instructions ...lots of good stuff in that pile of papers.



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Old 11/23/12, 6:56 PM
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Everyone should read instructions ...lots of good stuff in that pile of papers.
A person just might save a life by reading,
Good info thanks Paul



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