Adanac Sales was incorporated in 1991 with the goal to represent the finest manufacturers of electrical equipment, through the electrical distribution channel in British Columbia. Today we to continue to grow and build on the best practices & traditions that have made ASI as being one of the finest Independent Rep Agency’s in BC.
Weatherproof receptacle covers required.
Weatherproof receptacle covers required to be weatherproof “in use”.
Weatherproof receptacle covers provide protection from the weather when in the closed position. However, the cover must be open in order to plug in an appliance or other equipment. When the cover is open, the same level of protection from the weather is not achieved and the receptacle is exposed to potential corrosion or water damage.
The new 2012 Code Rule requires that weatherproof covers provide protection from the weather, even when an appliance is plugged in (when the receptacle is “in use”). Such receptacle covers are identified by the words “wet locations”.