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#175767 - 03/10/08 08:19 PM Feeder run along outside
JCooper Offline

Registered: 12/30/02
Posts: 229
Loc: Kendall Park, NJ USA
I found this on a fire department site, they were questioning ladder access to the side of the building, where the POCO feed is run along the side of a building. Are there any code problems presented with this installation?

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#175771 - 03/10/08 09:34 PM Re: Feeder run along outside [Re: JCooper]
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Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9024
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
It appears to be more that 3' from all of the windows and plenty high enough off the ground so I don't see a code violation there but you may have a problem with the disconnects not being "grouped". I can't tell how they are arranged
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#175777 - 03/11/08 06:47 AM Re: Feeder run along outside [Re: gfretwell]
jdevlin Offline

Registered: 08/07/02
Posts: 402
Loc: welland ontario canada
What about that gutter downspout that runs behind the wires. Unless it is some type of platic pipe it looks like a disaster waiting to happen when the pipe becomes energised.

#175792 - 03/11/08 02:37 PM Re: Feeder run along outside [Re: jdevlin]
Gmack Offline
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Registered: 05/14/06
Posts: 30
Loc: Michigan
There are no code violations. The Open wiring on insulators as per 230.43 are/is not POCO. They are service entrance.

As for the FD concerns. They will have to overcome, adapt and improvise.


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