posted on Aug, 13 2007 @ 07:46 AM
There is a bigger questions here. Is it safe? What I think I see here is a single phase 110v A/C circuit. My question is - What do the three wires
hook up too, are they supply or are they the load side of that terminal? Is there electricity there? If you have a volt meter you can check that
Grounding or going to earth is not uncommon. You may see that done with water heaters. As far as is it up to code. Depends on where you live. If you
live outside of city limits the codes or different than living inside city limits. Even with that there are strict codes to deal with.
My advise, call a bonded, licensed electrician. Believe me spending the money on having your house wired correctly is worth it. No need to burn the