Electric Water Heater
In a new water heater installation, what method is best to use to run to C/B panel?
Can I use a short vertical length of EMT to run 10/2 romex in (and can I remove the jacket while the romex is enclosed)? The EMT would be no longer than 5 feet in length- to run from top of heater to joist above. I just don't want anything "loose" above heater.
Or, Use armored cable from top of heater to panel? Would this meet code? What about securing it?
I've seen pictures of romex from heater to panel. Is this allowed?