ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
dsk 13
Admin 8
Recent Posts
OD of Alum and Copper
by Yoopersup. 08/23/17 09:05 AM
Grid problem??
by annemarie1. 08/21/17 01:10 PM
Bathroom electrical
by doc. 08/19/17 06:53 AM
electircal ageing test on IPC
by SIAME. 08/15/17 02:43 AM
electrical aging test on IPC
by gfretwell. 08/15/17 12:27 AM
New in the Gallery:
Gallery Test
Popular Topics(Views)
240,145 Are you busy
175,766 Re: Forum
167,953 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 98 guests, and 8 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#207793 - 11/27/12 06:46 AM Panelboards near sinks  
bigpapa  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 81
canada
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.




Tools for Electricians:

#207809 - 11/28/12 05:54 PM Re: Panelboards near sinks [Re: bigpapa]  
jdevlin  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 402
welland ontario canada
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 07:29 PM Re: Panelboards near sinks [Re: bigpapa]  
mikesh  Offline
Member
Joined: Jun 2006
Posts: 613
Victoria, BC, Canada
not behind one. There is no specific rule that refers to sinks except for 26-712(d)(iii) which prohibits receptacles.



Member Spotlight
Grover
Grover
Sebago, ME, USA
Posts: 109
Joined: January 2005
Show All Member Profiles 
Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Shout Box
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.012s Queries: 15 (0.003s) Memory: 0.7513 MB (Peak: 0.8750 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-08-23 19:39:02 UTC