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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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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

cpsc will have info on any recalled lighting fixtures or other products & appliances being installed
there are many added daily



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Old 11/23/12, 6:49 PM
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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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Originally Posted by pabernathy View Post
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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