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#88289 - 05/27/04 09:29 AM Panelboard Heights
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Is there a minimum and maximum height for a wall mounted panelboard (service entrance and sub panels)?
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#88290 - 05/27/04 09:49 AM Re: Panelboard Heights
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6'7" to the heighest breaker, no minimum height specified except for mobile homes.
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#88291 - 05/27/04 10:24 AM Re: Panelboard Heights
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Is there a reference I could go to?

Is the 6'7" height the height of the actual top CB or the top of the box?

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#88292 - 05/27/04 10:33 AM Re: Panelboard Heights
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404.8 Accessibility and Grouping.
(A) Location. All switches and circuit breakers used as switches shall be located so that they may be operated from a readily accessible place. They shall be installed so that the center of the grip of the operating handle of the switch or circuit breaker, when in its highest position, is not more than 2.0 m (6 ft 7 in.) above the floor or working platform.

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#88293 - 05/27/04 10:34 AM Re: Panelboard Heights
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404.8(A)

6'-7" to the center of the operating handle in the highest position.
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