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Local Codes May Determine Electrical Service Panel Locations

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Why is the main electric service panel located outside some homes? Your Main Electrical Panel Location may Depend on Local Codes.

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Electrical Question: Why is the main electric service panel located outside some homes?

Background: Bruce, a Handyman from Rolling Meadows, Illinois for a job site in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical panel question Bruce.

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