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    Electric closet shared by two tenants

    I have electric closet in compliance with NEC 2014 Article 240.24(B)(1) that has service equipment for two tenants and house panel. The electric closet is shared by two tenants for which service equipment it belongs to i.e. has two doors one is in tenant #1 space and other in tenant #2 space. There are four tenants in the building. The other two tenants have their own service coming in yes they are all divided by fire rated walls 2 hours.

    Questions the electric closet lights and power should be fed from one of the two tenant's panel or from the house panel?
    Last edited by hhsting; 05-21-19, 08:30 AM.

    #2
    I say house panel

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      #3
      I can never find the code section, but basically common areas must be fed from a house panel.
      I can build anything you want if you draw a picture of it on the back of a big enough check.

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        #4
        I say House as well. It's common space for more than 1 tenant.

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          #5
          Which code has defintion of common area?

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            #6
            Originally posted by hhsting View Post
            Which code has defintion of common area?

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            210.25 Branch Circuits in Buildings with More Than One Occupancy.

            individual tenant space, individual dwelling unit verses areas of public use or common areas of dwellings

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              #7
              Originally posted by david View Post
              210.25 Branch Circuits in Buildings with More Than One Occupancy.

              individual tenant space, individual dwelling unit verses areas of public use or common areas of dwellings
              I wouldn't call that a definition, but certainly a significant code section to this topic.
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                #8
                Originally posted by kwired View Post
                I wouldn't call that a definition, but certainly a significant code section to this topic.
                Originally posted by hhsting View Post
                Which code has defintion of common area?

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                Not every word used in writing a code section needs to be defined by a building code, electric code just use a "common" definition in the context of the code section

                Common area - Wikipedia
                https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_area
                A common area is, in real estate or real property law, the "area which is available for use by more than one person..." The common areas are those that are available for common use by all tenants, (or) groups of tenants and their invitees.
                ‎Examples · ‎Case law · ‎Residence halls · ‎Stipulations with Various ...
                Last edited by david; 05-23-19, 07:46 AM.

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                  #9
                  Originally posted by david View Post
                  Not every word used in writing a code section needs to be defined by a building code, electric code just use a "common" definition in the context of the code section

                  Common area - Wikipedia
                  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_area
                  A common area is, in real estate or real property law, the "area which is available for use by more than one person..." The common areas are those that are available for common use by all tenants, (or) groups of tenants and their invitees.
                  ‎Examples · ‎Case law · ‎Residence halls · ‎Stipulations with Various ...
                  I was merely pointing out what was quoted was not a definition, but yes, if a code doesn't otherwise define something either for use throughout the code or for a specific portion of that code, then common definitions from things like a dictionary apply the term.
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