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  1. No source ground/bare copper wire in ceiling metal outlet box. of 70 year old house.

    Replacing a ceiling fan, this one has a remote controller.

    (70 year old) House IS grounded to the REBAR, however, according to a professional construction electrician.

    Question: Can I ground this fan motor housing to the box, via the
    Mounting bracket, which is screwed into the (metal) box? Thank you.

    1. It’s crucial to ensure proper grounding for electrical safety. Since your house is grounded to the rebar, you’re on the right track. In this case, you can ground the fan motor housing to the metal box through the mounting bracket. This should provide a suitable ground connection. Ensure everything is done safely and up to code. Safety first!

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