Panels

Electrical Service Panels

Section E3404 IRC

Section E3607 IRC

Section E3706 IRC

E3404.4

Service panel ratings for use location (inside and outside)

E3405.1

Workspace clearances for electrical panels

E3405.5

Panels prohibited in storage spaces, clothes closets and bathrooms

E3607.2

Grounds separate past main disconnect (no bond)

E3607.5

Bonding jumper or bar required in main panel

E3706.1

Panel rating must not be less than service wire.

E3404.6

Open knock outs or holes must be filled or covered

E3706.4

1 wire per terminal unless rated for 2

E3706.2

Proper labeling for all circuits required

E3706.3

A main breaker required and not larger then panel rating

E3706.4

Grounded conductor terminations

E3706.5

Backfed devices require additional securing in the panel

E3701.5.1

Shared neutral breakers require handle tie

E3705.7

Breakers not allowed to be above 6 ft 7 inches at the highest working position, from the floor or platform

Panel Installation Requirements

Section E3907 IRC

E3907.1

Space within the device enclosure

E3907.1.1

Power monitoring equipment

E3907.2

Damp or wet locations

E3907.3

Wall position

E3907.4

No gaps larger than 1/8 around enclosure, requires repairs

E3907.5

Unused openings

E3907.6

Conductors entering cabinets

E3907.8

Cable securing requirements

E3907.9

Wire bending space

E3907.9.2

Side wire bending space

E3907.9.3

Back wire bending space