A SIP Home
building project requires all the same utilities to be brought into the home with careful attention to the location of the walls, making sure of the needed clearance for the equipment that will be installed.
SIP Construction - Styrofoam Insulated Panel Homes require planning
The Key is timing with all the contractors getting in and installing their materials at just the right time and understanding that everyone must be willing to have what I call "Occupational Courtesy", that is being considerate of what components need to be installed before the next phase begins. If you don't have this, something could be left out or worse something will not have a vital connection.
The area of the utility closet is shown with the underground conduits providing the incoming electrical power and communication utilities and the outgoing services to the domestic well water pump system and the septic pump system. Notice the rebar ground rod which will serve as one point of attachment for the electrical panel.
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All home electrical wiring projects should be performed correctly by trained and qualified individuals who understand the principles of electrical circuit wiring and the basic fundamentals of home construction. Detailed information is provided throughout areas of this website about the complexity of specific projects to help assist with you to understand the scope of work involved.
The following categories will provide more specific information for each project - below is an Example:
Electrical Project Skill Level:
Intermediate to Advanced - Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Electrical Tools Required:
Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and a Voltage Tester.
Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area. Electrical Safety:
Identify the electrical circuits found in the project area, turn them OFF and Tag them with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials:
Electrical parts and materials for home wiring projects should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections:
Installing additional home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.
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