Electrical Services, Part 3

When installing a new service, think carefully about the location of the service itself and of the utility connection point

Generally, you want to keep the spans of overhead conductors of services at least three feet from anything [230.9]. That distance includes the slack in the conductors.

To avoid problems with achieving this distance when installing a new service, think carefully about the location of the service itself and of the utility connection point. Work with your electric utility's engineering department to determine the best location for both. Ideally, it will be on the opposite side

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