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Old 10/11/11, 3:05 PM
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Does anyone have the actual NEC code reference regarding the clearance from center of panel for working room? I am not at the office where my code book is at and need it? also maybe a picture as well ?

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The panel requires a 36" deep x 30" width.
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Old 10/11/11, 7:08 PM
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110.26(A)(2) The width of the working space in front of the electric equipment shall be the width of the equipment or 750 mm (30 in.), whichever is greater.



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Thanks, Jim and Jeff. I new what the code was I needed the code refference, Jeff you were right on que, thanks. Left my code books at the office and needed the refference.

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There is working clearance and then there's dedicated space requirements. Here are some graphics of each from the NECH:

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