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Originally posted by charlie

This is a first for me. Has anyone seen this flat wiring run under carpeting to provide power to a receptacle at the center of the room?

That is flat conductor cable. It is a commercial wiring method, used in offices. It is allowed under carpet squares. It is wrong under wall-to-wall carpeting. It requires a metal shield between the carpet and cable. It shouldn't be exposed on the baseboard. See article 324.


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