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More than one service to a building #167241
08/08/07 01:42 PM
08/08/07 01:42 PM
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windmiller  Offline OP
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Hi,
I have a maintenance shop we are setting up. The engineer wants to run two services to the building from a MCC. one 200A and one 60A. Is this allowed?

Thanks

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Re: More than one service to a building [Re: windmiller] #167242
08/08/07 02:54 PM
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Those don't sound like services; it sounds like two separate circuits.

Whatever the case, they need to be treated like feeders, with their own ground wire, as well as being tied to the building ground. Neutrals and grounds are kept separate.

Re: More than one service to a building [Re: renosteinke] #167246
08/08/07 03:05 PM
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Windmiller,
They are feeders and you are not permitted to run two feeders to a single building unless you have one of the conditions listed in 225.30.
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Re: More than one service to a building [Re: resqcapt19] #167257
08/08/07 07:52 PM
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Good catch, Don!


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