Optional Standby Systems
702.11 Outdoor Generator Sets
Part IV. Sources of Power
New section added to coordinate the disconnecting means requirements between emergency, legally required, and optional standby power systems.
Where an outdoor-housed generator is equipped with a readily accessible disconnecting means located within sight (within 50 ft) of the building or structure, an additional disconnecting means isn’t required on or at the building or structure for the generator feeder conductors that serve or pass through the building or structure.
Similar requirements are contained in 700.12(B)(6) for emergency power systems and 701.11(B)(5) for legally required standby systems.
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