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    If this is actually an emergency generator...

    If this is actually an emergency generator (Article 700 installation) and the generator is outside of the building, see 700.12(B)(6) for the rules that cover the generator disconnect. Note that the...
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    Nothing, other than a supply from the utility, is...

    Nothing, other than a supply from the utility, is a service.

    230.2(A) (1) - (5) act as exceptions to the main rule that says a building is only permitted to have a single service. It has nothing...
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    No matter what the code says, the number of...

    No matter what the code says, the number of service drops or service laterals is up to the utility. They are both on the line side of the service point and the NEC does not apply to the line side of...
  4. That is correct, but the transmitter you are...

    That is correct, but the transmitter you are talking about does not have an open relay or switch contacts.

    Your device has a slide switch and a relay. Those are arc producing devices, unless,...
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    This is not a building code use of the term...

    This is not a building code use of the term occupancy. The only way you can have more than one meter for a structure is if there is more than one occupancy or if you have a single occupancy that...
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    That sounds like a corner grounded system. You...

    That sounds like a corner grounded system. You will have 240 line to line, two legs that are 240 to ground, and the third leg is zero volts to ground.
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    I am asking about the internal wiring of the...

    I am asking about the internal wiring of the motor. Is that wye or delta? The motor does not care if a wye or delta system supplies, it as long as the voltage supplied to the motor is correct. The...
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    That is not clear to me, because the word...

    That is not clear to me, because the word "example" was used along with wye.
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    That assumes that that motor is a wye connected...

    That assumes that that motor is a wye connected motor. We don't know that.
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    For the motor hook-up you look at the motor...

    For the motor hook-up you look at the motor nameplate and make the hook-up based on the supply voltage.
  11. That is a common practice and I am not aware of a...

    That is a common practice and I am not aware of a code rule that says you can't do that. However make sure that your "C" has a large enough opening to count as a pull point. Assuming that the...
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    You need power to pull in the relay armature.

    You need power to pull in the relay armature.
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    For the purposes of this section, the fact that...

    For the purposes of this section, the fact that each dwelling unit has its own meter, makes them separate occupancies.
  14. The relay and the switch, as arc producing...

    The relay and the switch, as arc producing devices, trigger the requirement for an explosionproof enclosure.
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    It would still have to be labeled as suitable for...

    It would still have to be labeled as suitable for use in a "plenum" area.
  16. The service is the service and not a SDS. All...

    The service is the service and not a SDS.
    All transformers, other than auto transformers, are SDS.
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    Jeff, It is much too late for 2017 changes as...

    Jeff,
    It is much too late for 2017 changes as those public inputs (proposals) were due Nov.7, 2014, so you have plenty of time to work up your "public input" for the 2020 code. They will be due on...
  18. The .30(A) sections in 501, 502 and 503.

    The .30(A) sections in 501, 502 and 503.
  19. Sort of. The neutral is not bonded at 5...

    Sort of. The neutral is not bonded at 5 locations as you don't have "a neutral". You have 5 neutrals, and each of them are bonded at a single location.
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    Can you give us some details as to how you...

    Can you give us some details as to how you connect your meter for this testing?
  21. The neutral is bonded at the secondary of each...

    The neutral is bonded at the secondary of each transformer or at the first OCPD on the secondary of the transformer, but cannot be bonded at both. A supply side bonding jumper is required between...
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    Do you make the same assumption about the posts...

    Do you make the same assumption about the posts on this site?...you see the same names repetitively here also.
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    Are there any motor loads, and, if so, did the...

    Are there any motor loads, and, if so, did the engineer consider the motor contribution to the total available fault current?
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    What type of conduit? How is the conduit...

    What type of conduit? How is the conduit connected to the enclosure? What is the purpose of the conductors in the conduit?
  25. The very reason for the word "may" in my post.

    The very reason for the word "may" in my post.
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