Wiring a Kitchen Hood Exhaust Fan
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Installing Electrical Circuit Wiring For a Kitchen Exhaust Fan
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Installing Wiring For a Kitchen Exhaust Fan
- I found a 1ft wide hole in the wall, with an electrical wiring going directly into the hood.
- I was expecting at least a visible junction box, or a switch blue box in case we wanted to remove the hood and close the hole.
Is this legal to do that in NJ ?
This electrical question came from: Frank, a Homeowner from Barnegat, NJ.
Thanks for your electrical question Frank.
Electrical Wiring For a Kitchen Exhaust Fan
- An electrical wire may be installed directly into a hood fan as long as the hood fan has an electrical junction box.
- Leaving a large hole in the sheet-rock is not very good workmanship and it will allow air drafts into the home.
- If the hood fan were to be removed then an electrical junction box should be installed to terminate the electrical cable.
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