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NECA 303-2019 Standard for Installing Closed-Circuit Television Systems (CCTV)

This standard describes installation procedures for new closed-circuit television (CCTV) system equipment installed for video surveillance and for protection of building interiors, building perimeter, and surrounding property.

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NECA 120-2018 Standard for Installing Armored Cable (Type AC) and Type Metal-Clad (MC) Cable

This standard covers the identification, selection and installation of Type AC and Type MC cables, which are used for electrical wiring for residential, commercial and industrial occupancies.

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  • Monday, January 24, 2022
    CQD 1/24/22

    Greetings and thank you for a great forum, considering NEC 210.52(A)(2)(1) with wall space defined as "space unbroken along the floor line by fireplaces" please interpret "fireplace" as to the be the indented opening of the wood or gas burning area of firebrick or metal or the entire wall of hearth area which can be sheetrock, brick, stone, wood, etc.

    Thank you.

    Kelly Stockwill

  • Friday, January 21, 2022

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