National Electrical Installation Standards

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Question:

Heighth on riser brackets

Mathew Colbert

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Answer:

Hey Mathew thanks for your question. Guessing you are asking about service installations so the minimum attachment point height is 10 ft as stated in 230.26. If the service conductors are overhead service conductors the minimum clearances of 230.9 and 230.24 must be complied with. If they are service drop conductors, the utility can have additional rules about location, minimum height and mounting means.

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