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Electrical Code for New Construction and Ground Rods


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

New Construction and Ground Rods: What is the current code for ground rods on new construction?


New Construction and Ground Rods

What is the current code for ground rods on new construction?

  • It use to be a ground rod outside the home
  • Now I here its a rod driven in the footing?

Thanks

This electrical question came from: Charles, a Homeowner from Chesterfield, VA

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

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