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#89561 - 10/04/04 02:13 PM Electric Room Labeling?
JSelf Offline
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Registered: 10/04/04
Posts: 1
Loc: cincinnati, oh, usa
A bit of a dispute here has came up and I was wondering if somebody could clarify. I was almost certain that an electrical closet needed to be labeled "Electrical Closet" or simular on the door for the given closet. In our case it is a bi-fold door with a disconnect, 208v panel, and timeclock/contactor. I have been trying to verify where I thought I read that in the code and I am at a loss..any help would be appreciated.

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#89562 - 10/04/04 02:17 PM Re: Electric Room Labeling?
iwire Offline

Registered: 01/05/03
Posts: 4343
Loc: North Attleboro, MA USA
I do not know of any NEC requirement for this, sometimes the fire dept asks for signage on some or all the electric rooms.
Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician

#89563 - 10/04/04 05:40 PM Re: Electric Room Labeling?
e57 Offline

Registered: 05/27/03
Posts: 2837
Loc: S.F.,CA USA
It may be in the UBC or other building codes, but not the NEC. As far as I know. Other entities that may want it marked may be the POCO, if containing a main or meters.
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#89564 - 10/04/04 06:20 PM Re: Electric Room Labeling?
Ryan_J Offline

Registered: 08/19/03
Posts: 1355
Loc: West Jordan, Utah, USA
Not a building code requirement, unless a local one. Its not in the IBC, and I don't remember it being in the UBC (97).
Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City

#89565 - 10/06/04 11:26 PM Re: Electric Room Labeling?
DougW Offline

Registered: 06/08/03
Posts: 1083
Loc: North Chicago, IL
I don't think it's in the Code, but I know my town has it as a local (fire) ordinance...


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