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Headroom for panel? #173415
01/09/08 01:43 PM
01/09/08 01:43 PM
Grover  Offline OP
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Sebago, ME, USA
I have a customer who wants to move (replace) his panel from an upstairs closet to the basement, and add a generator transfer switch.

Basement headroom is only 5', and I seem to remember a minimum height requirement from somewhere, but can't seem to put my finger on it.....

Anybody recall, or am I dreaming?

Thanks,
Grov

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Re: Headroom for panel? [Re: Grover] #173424
01/09/08 03:28 PM
01/09/08 03:28 PM
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Grover,
If it's a dwelling and 200 Amps or less, then 110.26[E], exception, should give you the green light.

Re: Headroom for panel? [Re: KJay] #173459
01/10/08 06:52 AM
01/10/08 06:52 AM
Grover  Offline OP
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Bingo! Thanks KJay - I remembered the section, but not the exception.

Thanks!

Grov


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