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halp;11974 wrote:
I plan on running stranded THHN in liquid tite conduit from the generator into a junction box in my basement. From there I will run romex about 40 feet to the transfer switch.
Control wire will be stranded THHN and run in the same liquid tite into the basement junction box. From there it will be either a jacketed cable or run in conduit across the basement.


Sorry, meant to say THWN for wire run outside in liquid tite.
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ceb58
halp;11974 wrote:
I plan on running stranded THHN in liquid tite conduit from the generator into a junction box in my basement. From there I will run romex about 40 feet to the transfer switch.
Control wire will be stranded THHN and run in the same liquid tite into the basement junction box. From there it will be either a jacketed cable or run in conduit across the basement.


Where are you putting the disconnect for the generator? And please don't say the generator has a breaker on it.
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halp
ceb58;11976 wrote:
Where are you putting the disconnect for the generator? And please don't say the generator has a breaker on it.


If an additional disconnect besides the generator breaker and the transfer switch breaker is required, someone better tell Generac to put it in their instalation instructions. There is no reference to needing a disconnect.
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ceb58
halp;11977 wrote:
If an additional disconnect besides the generator breaker and the transfer switch breaker is required, someone better tell Generac to put it in their instalation instructions. There is no reference to needing a disconnect.


Its not up to Generac or any other Mfg. to include any code requirements for their product. It is up to the installer and inspector to follow any and all applicable code requirements.
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halp
ceb58;11979 wrote:
Its not up to Generac or any other Mfg. to include any code requirements for their product. It is up to the installer and inspector to follow any and all applicable code requirements.


several of my neighbors have generators and the only disconnects are the breakers on the generator and transfer switch. They were all professionally installed, permitted and inspected.
Where would a disconnect switch be placed?
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halp
ceb58;11979 wrote:
Its not up to Generac or any other Mfg. to include any code requirements for their product. It is up to the installer and inspector to follow any and all applicable code requirements.


I will check with my inspector and if required will place a disconnect at the entry point to the house.

Several of my neighbors have standby generators, and non have a disconnect outside the house. All of them are whole house, 200 amp.
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