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#77462 - 06/02/01 09:17 PM meterbase
mmelectrical Offline
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is is legal to double lug the load side of a meter if the line side is properly sized for entire load connected??

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#77463 - 06/02/01 11:57 PM Re: meterbase
Bill Addiss Offline
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mm,

Welcome!
I think that may be a question that may have different answers depending on location. It may be something to ask your local utility or AHJ.

BTW, in your profile you have to have http:// in front of the website address or it will not work.


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#77464 - 06/03/01 08:09 AM Re: meterbase
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Our utility PECO allows double lugging on the lineside to tap for off-peak rate equipment. I also know that they evidently allow load side double lugging on the relatively new 400 amp residential services. A large meter socket that can accomodate,if needed, but doesnt require CTs is installed and feeds 2 separate panels in the homes. Each fed by 200 amp SE cable. I haven't done one yet, but I have seen quite a few. Has anyone installed one?

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