How to Set Up a Generator Transfer Switch
By Dave Rongey - Summary:|
Installing a Generator Transfer Switch for an Electrical Service Panel
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Installing a Generator Transfer Switch
This electrical question came from: Bob, from Lebec, California
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Install a Generator Transfer Switch
- A generator transfer switch is typically located after the electric meter of the utility company or electrical service provider.
- Careful attention to the specific electrical service is required for the proper location and installation, especially with the multiple services as mentioned in this question.
- A project such as this may require one transfer switch for each separate or electrical service unit.
- A generator transfer switch is installed with a permit and inspections and the project should be performed by a licensed electrical contractor in cooperation with the local building department.
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