ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
ShoutChat
Recent Posts
12 Lead Motor Connection Weird
by emolatur - 01/19/22 02:40 PM
Any women electricians here?
by gfretwell - 01/17/22 01:44 PM
Well There's your problem.
by gfretwell - 01/08/22 12:17 AM
Happy New Year!!
by HotLine1 - 01/04/22 09:50 AM
Sangamo s309.2
by Robski - 12/31/21 04:54 PM
New in the Gallery:
240/208 to a house
240/208 to a house
by wa2ise, October 9
Now you know.
Now you know.
by Tom_Horne, September 7
Who's Online Now
0 members (), 40 guests, and 10 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Gallery
Next Gallery
Print Thread
Rate Thread
#215906 08/13/15 09:19 PM
access1.jpg
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 7,288
Likes: 4
Member
Access ??

Same whse as the rail mounted panel. Interesting blockage of troff!!
6 Comments
HotLine1 #215909 08/14/15 07:11 AM
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 9,677
Likes: 9
G
Member
I guess the question is whether these service conductors are "likely to require examination, adjustment, servicing, or maintenance while energized".
They are certainly not accessible in the 110.26 sense.
They may pass the article 100 test.


Greg Fretwell
gfretwell #215915 08/14/15 12:51 PM
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 783
L
Member
Why the multiple meters?

Is this a multi-tenant building?

HotLine1 #215920 08/14/15 09:27 PM
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 7,288
Likes: 4
Member
LarryC:

Yes, this is a multi tenant whse/office building. I don't have any info on the water meters as of yet.

I was surprised to find this, and apparently it's been like this for quite some time. This is the same bldg. as the rail mounted panel in another pic here.



John
HotLine1 #215921 08/14/15 09:33 PM
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 7,288
Likes: 4
Member
Greg:

No debate on Article 100 rules, as it would have to be cut at the primary side of the padmount to 'work' on it.

My point is 'surprise', how the heck did this happen??

Makes you think if a 'Stevie Wonder' did the H20 inspection.

Did you see the rail mount panel pic?? Same place.


John
HotLine1 #215951 08/17/15 07:47 PM
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 783
L
Member
Speaking of water, why is there no bonding jumper around any of the water meters?

HotLine1 #215952 08/17/15 08:30 PM
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 7,288
Likes: 4
Member
Larry:
If you look at this pic, and the panel on the rail, it looks like some unpermitted work was done. That said, this whole mess is 'dated'; except the upper water meter which must have been recently replaced.

I will have a chat with the bldg. owner to have a little attention done to this when I get back from vacation.

Bottom line would be confirm condition of grounding and bonding, install some close-ups, & provide support for the panel. That's about all I can expect, until they have to touch the service.


John

Link Copied to Clipboard
Featured:

Tools for Electricians
Tools for Electricians
 

* * * * * * *

2020 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2020 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
Posts: 362
Joined: April 2003
Top Posters(30 Days)
grich 1
Popular Topics(Views)
288,107 Are you busy
220,210 Re: Forum
206,191 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5