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Testing An Electrical Circuit For A Ground


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Determine if a Circuit is Actually Grounded and how to proceed to bond your system for equipment protection

How to Determine if a Circuit is Actually Grounded

Electrical Question: I went to install my dishwasher and there was three wire coming from the metal housing in the wall which had a white, black and green wire.

Background: Joe, a Homeowner from Chicago, Illinois

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Joe.

Checking for a Ground of an Electrical Circuit

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Electrical Grounding Methods and Requirements

Electrical Grounding Methods and Requirements

Listing of electrical codes for grounding with examples of electrical grounding codes for home electrical wiring.

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