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Can a breaker box be located on the exterior of a residential property?
Hey Donald thanks for your question. Yes. The enclosure needs to be one of the Types that are suitable for outdoor locations as indicated in Table 110.28. Although allowed, depending on what the climate is, the interior of the enclosure and the contained equipment can be exposed to different temperatures on a daily or seasonal basis. It's possible that equipment in that location might fail before the same equipment located indoors would, but that is a decision you and the owner need to make.
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