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#207793 - 11/27/12 05:46 AM Panelboards near sinks  
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Anybody know of rules regulating distance from sinks for panels? Sect 26 doesn't say much but I would guess a breaker panel behind or close to a sink would be an issue.




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#207809 - 11/28/12 04:54 PM Re: Panelboards near sinks [Re: bigpapa]  
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Behind sink is no good. It infringes the working area in front of the panel. I don't know of any issues beside a sink.


#207811 - 11/28/12 06:29 PM Re: Panelboards near sinks [Re: bigpapa]  
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not behind one. There is no specific rule that refers to sinks except for 26-712(d)(iii) which prohibits receptacles.



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