I need to run a #10 cable across my garage ceiling for a water heater
and have 2 questions.
1) The ceiling is open (ie I can see the joists/floor above) is Romex
OK or do I need metal clad cable?
2) The heater manual only shows the 2 hot legs and a ground, no
neutral, is this right or have they just simplified the drawing?
Romex is OK exposed in an unfinished space if it's fixed in a protected
enviroment, such as, stapled along the side of a beam where it's not likely to
220 volt resistive heaters, like water heaters, baseboard heaters do not need a
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Don't know your local codes, but as a matter of plain common sense running
conduit would be better in a garage. Looks more professsional, too. HTH
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