Ground and neutral double lugged

Ok so why is it that EVERY new construction neutral and ground is double lugged. Is this now approved and allowed in new constructions ?

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Double tapped neutral ” is a slang term used when 2 neutral wires (the white wires) are terminated under the same screw on the neutral bus bar. This has been an unacceptable practice for many years.

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Grounds are OK. The neutral lines 1 wire per hole.

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Doubling on grounds have been acceptable.
Differing opinions on application and technique

What Pete and Marc said…

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What Jim, Pete, and Marc said…

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As mentioned neutral conductors require a single hole in the bus bar for each conductor. EGC’s can have more than one if the bus bar is so listed. There should be a sticker on the inside of the cover or panel enclosure that states how many EGC’s are permitted in a single hole.

408.41 Grounded Conductor Terminations. Each grounded conductor shall terminate within the panelboard in an individual terminal that is not also used for another conductor.
Exception: Grounded conductors of circuits with parallel conductors shall be permitted to terminate in a single terminal if the terminal is identified for connection of more than one conductor.

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Thanks Robert that helpful

Oh my, I just looked closer at pic 1. I see what appears to be a little intermingle of neutral and ground

And neutral and neutral and neutral.

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Just wanted to point out that the neutral and equipment grounding conductors are on the same bar.

I wanted to make sure the OP noticed that flaw as they may have when encountering the double lugging

If this is a service panel then the two are permitted on the same bus bar. The OP didn’t say if it is or isn’t.

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Thanks for the clarification. So if it is the first disconnect it is allowed.
Never practiced this method always kept it separated. Good to know. When in doubt I trust Mike Holt. :laughing:
I hope they don’t see this all the time.

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