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#42635 - 09/23/04 11:21 PM Residential Service in Conduit Bonding  
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What is the proper way to bond a residential service entrance installed in conduit? power The power co supplies a meter base with a bonded neutral so if you install the main bonding jumper in the panel that would make the conduit between the panel and meter base in parallel with the neutral and a current carrying conductor.If you use bonding bushings it does the same thing . Just what do you do. THANKS HYPRESS


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#42636 - 09/24/04 09:21 AM Re: Residential Service in Conduit Bonding  
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Some, (myself included) use PVC where possible. This eliminates the parallel path.


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#42637 - 09/24/04 09:31 AM Re: Residential Service in Conduit Bonding  
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You're exactly right about the parrallel, but theres nothing else you can do. 250.24 and 250.28 tell us to do exactly what you are describing.


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