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#175767 - 03/10/08 10:19 PM Feeder run along outside  
JCooper  Offline
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I found this on a fire department site, they were questioning ladder access to the side of the building, where the POCO feed is run along the side of a building. Are there any code problems presented with this installation?

http://www.vententersearch.com/?p=232


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#175771 - 03/10/08 11:34 PM Re: Feeder run along outside [Re: JCooper]  
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It appears to be more that 3' from all of the windows and plenty high enough off the ground so I don't see a code violation there but you may have a problem with the disconnects not being "grouped". I can't tell how they are arranged


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#175777 - 03/11/08 08:47 AM Re: Feeder run along outside [Re: gfretwell]  
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What about that gutter downspout that runs behind the wires. Unless it is some type of platic pipe it looks like a disaster waiting to happen when the pipe becomes energised.


#175792 - 03/11/08 04:37 PM Re: Feeder run along outside [Re: jdevlin]  
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There are no code violations. The Open wiring on insulators as per 230.43 are/is not POCO. They are service entrance.

As for the FD concerns. They will have to overcome, adapt and improvise.



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