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Transformer Noise and Location #77937
07/24/01 06:05 AM
07/24/01 06:05 AM
Joe Tedesco  Offline OP
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I am looking for information concerning the location of a large transformer that is under a window near the first floor of a nine story building.

The problem is with the noise and constant humming and the distance from the building.
The transformer is located in-between two buildings.

Anything from EPA?


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Re: Transformer Noise and Location #77938
07/24/01 11:13 AM
07/24/01 11:13 AM
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WARREN1  Offline
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Greenville, SC, USA
How close to the building?
What sized transformer?
Is it oil filled?
How old is it?
And many other questions.

Re: Transformer Noise and Location #77939
07/24/01 12:30 PM
07/24/01 12:30 PM
Joe Tedesco  Offline OP
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Boston, Massachusetts USA
OK, see below.

[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 07-27-2001).]


Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant
Re: Transformer Noise and Location #77940
07/26/01 02:28 PM
07/26/01 02:28 PM
Joe Tedesco  Offline OP
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Boston, Massachusetts USA
WARREN1:

The transformer is 750 kVA, and the oil is non PCB. I was told it was "regular transformer oil". The hum is very loud!

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[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 07-27-2001).]


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