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Installing Pendant Mounted Fluorescent Light Fixtures

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Electrical Question: Pendant Luminaries: We are installing 8′ linear fluorescent fixtures with 18″ tubular pendants in an existing data room with a dropped ceiling, per spec drawings.

This electrical question came from: Jeff, from Dallas, Texas.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your fluorescent lighting question Jeff.

Installing Fluorescent Light Fixtures

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Application: Fluorescent Light Fixtures.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, a non-aluminum ladder and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, the ability to work with tools, the number of fixtures to be installed, and access to locations of the light fixture(s).
Precaution: Identify the light circuit, turn it OFF and  Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional fixture wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected. Planing for temporary lighting during the project.

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