I'm having an argument with the electrician about the wiring of a sub panel for a house that I have been asked to watch built for a friend that is unable to be present.
The way I understand it is that the MCO (MainCutoff) panel is the one that has the main service breaker and the meter no matter where it's located and it's here that the ground and neutral are bonded. And in this case it's on a pole by the road.
1.Any subsequent panel is considered a sub panel and requires a floating neutral (ground and neutral busses seperated)
2.AND if the panel has more than 6 breakers it requires a main cut off breaker. To me this sounds like a no brainier and for safety reasons reasonable.
The problem is that the electrician won‚Äôt make the modifications unless I can show in the electrical code where this information is located. I have a 1996 NEC book but am having trouble finding the sections I want and was hoping that someone could help me out with these two items
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