Outside Branch Circuits and Feeders, Part 6

Outside Branch Circuits and Feeders, Part 6

Know where to put the disconnecting means.

Any ungrounded conductors that supply, or pass through, a structure must have a means of being disconnected [225.31]. But where do you put the disconnecting means?

It must be:

1. Inside or (immediately) outside the structure being served [225.32].

2. At a readily accessible location near the point where the conductors enter the structure.

Four exceptions apply to the rules just stated. The disconnect

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