Grounding Outdoor Sub-Panel

Sander1February 25, 2012

We have a Meter and a main disconnect with Ground; at 130' distance we plan to install an outdoor sub-panel. would it be right to run 2 hots and 1 neutral to the sub-panel and use a Ground Rod for Grounding the sub-panel? ...Thank you!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
brickeyee

Under the newest NEC all sub-panels require a 4-wire feed.

The exception allowing a 3-wire feed to another structure if no other metallic connections are present was removed.

If the sub-panel is attached to the same structure it has required a 4-wire feed for a very long time.

    Bookmark   February 25, 2012 at 6:45PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Multiple Fluorescent Ballasts in one light fixture
Hello GardenWeb. I'm not new here, but couldn't log...
MikeM21
new wiring project
I have a water damaged room I will soon be renovating....
CharlesInVT
Well this sucks
Just when you thought the idiot popup ads in the gardenweb...
Ron Natalie
Motion sensor that doesn't click
I have a motion sensor very much like the picture attached...
drmeow3
electrical outlet distance to radiator
how far from a radiator should a wall electrical outlet...
amsayan
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™