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Minimum Height for Electric Service Meter

What is the minimum height for mounting an electric service? Mounting the Electric Service Meter.

Electric Service Meter
Electrical Question: What is the minimum height for mounting an electric service?

This electrical wiring question came from Anthony, in White Pine, Tennessee.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Anthony.

Installing an Electric Service

Application: Installing an Electric Service.
Skill Level: Advanced – Best installed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor or a Certified Master Electrician.
Tools Required: Electricians pouch of hand tools and the various power tools necessary for the specific method of electrical service installation.
Estimated Time: Depends on the type of panel, the location, and available access to the project area.
Precaution: This is an extensive project. Working in an electric panel has possible arc flash hazards and should be performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Notice: Installing an Electrical Service Panel should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.

Mounting the Electric Service Meter

 

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