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Joe Tedesco
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Three phase, 4 wire, 120/208 V service drop is to low!

Here's a video clip I took showing this installation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efS2Usyc-Co&list=UUmrbVPE_laUGmkWguu9E8YA
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Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant

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Joe, height of lines are similar from residential heights, right?

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Joe Tedesco
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Isaacq wrote:Joe, height of lines are similar from residential heights, right?


Yes, see 230.24 in the NEC.

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AmericanHome
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We often see homeowners add a deck under the service entry, without thinking about the line heights. They are surprised at the cost to extend or add a mast to raise the lines!

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Pete Campbell
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And they will be even more surprised when something inappropriately touches that SD!

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