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Adding on to my home near Minneapolis, MN. The addition has

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Adding on to my home near Minneapolis, MN. The addition has caused me to put in a new a/c my new compressor has moved about 16'. I'm wondering if I can put a junction box inside my home in the laundry room (unfinished) where the old a/c line routes, and run this to the outside of my house to the a/c disconnect box. Is there a special type of junction block that would be needed, or can I just twist tie the wires together inside that box?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Rico Soma replied 1 year ago.

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You can just use a regular box and cover (a 4" square box will work) with the appropriate connectors out of the box. This would be inside out of the weather. You'd have to use a water tight box and connectors if the box is outdoors.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

ok - it is inside. I'll use the wire nuts for that size of wire. Also, I'm putting in a bunch of outlets and switches in the new addition and I'll need to follow the NEC code. What are the requirements for outlet box placement...every xx feet, how far off floor, etc. Also what is same for switches? On exterior walls (including basement walls with concrete foundation behind them), do I need to do anything special for vapor, etc.

Expert:  Rico Soma replied 1 year ago.

This is a different question topic please post a new question thread for this topic.

Expert:  Rico Soma replied 1 year ago.