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#96759 - 12/24/05 07:55 AM code question - clearances
ameterguy Offline

Registered: 05/17/02
Posts: 33
Loc: Mass
Is there a NEC or NESC code that dictates how far a pellet stove vent has to be from a gas or electric meter? Or is this dictated by the local building department?

A customer asked me, & I could not give him a definiter answer.

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#96760 - 12/24/05 08:27 AM Re: code question - clearances
Alan Nadon Offline

Registered: 03/10/05
Posts: 398
Loc: Elkhart, IN. USA
Most POCO around here want three feet clearence from meter to anything that might interfer with the meter or cause ignition. They also look for 3 feet between a gas and an electric meter.
Last year they required that no gas meters be outside bedroom windows. The official reason was in case of a gas leak. The unofficial reason was complaints about meter readers peeking in the windows.
If it was easy, anyone could do it.


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