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Rooftop Disconnect #113481
06/15/02 12:08 AM
06/15/02 12:08 AM
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This was atop a building I worked on. The rooftop unit was in violation due to not having this disconnect for the 120/208 pnl. Is this just because it is on the roof, exposed to rain etc. Code section?

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Re: Rooftop Disconnect #113482
09/15/02 11:37 AM
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See 440.14 Location.


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Re: Rooftop Disconnect #113483
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Do all of the breakers serve the same piece of equipment? If so the disconnect would be required because 440 requires "a disconnect".
If not, I don't know why they are requiring a disconnect for the panelboard. The section Joe cited requires a disconnect for the A/C equipment, but the breakers can serve as the required means of disconnect just as well as the disconnect switch. There is no general requirement in 440 that the disconnect be lockable.
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