Grounding needed for plumbing fixups | Local News

Synergy North warns customers of a potential electrical hazard if they replace household plumbing.

When replacing copper conduit and changing to plastic PEX conduit, both homeowners and contractors are reminded to check that the electrical system is properly grounded. Changing plumbing from copper to plastic PEX can interrupt the continuous grounding path since PEX pipes are not an electrical conductor.

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