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Old 12-10-2011, 10:25 PM   #1
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Does any one know for sure if the use of an Interlock Kit from Interlock.com meets code and is acceptable in Sussex Co NJ? Interlock advertises that their product is "Tested for use with UL 67 Listed Panelboards Ref. Wyle Laboratories Test Report T52431-01. They do say "UL Tested"

I have a Generac XG8000E connected through a Reliance PB30 to my Square D Panel using a 30 amp two pole breaker with the Interlock Kit K-5210.

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Does any one know for sure if the use of an Interlock Kit from Interlock.com meets code and is acceptable in Sussex Co NJ? Interlock advertises that their product is "Tested for use with UL 67 Listed Panelboards Ref. Wyle Laboratories Test Report T52431-01. They do say "UL Tested"

I have a Generac XG8000E connected through a Reliance PB30 to my Square D Panel using a 30 amp two pole breaker with the Interlock Kit K-5210.
Simply call your utility or the building codes department. Tell them your setting up for standby power with a generator. Ask them if they allow that interlock kit they will say yes or no.

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Does any one know for sure if the use of an Interlock Kit from Interlock.com meets code and is acceptable in Sussex Co NJ? Interlock advertises that their product is "Tested for use with UL 67 Listed Panelboards Ref. Wyle Laboratories Test Report T52431-01. They do say "UL Tested"

I have a Generac XG8000E connected through a Reliance PB30 to my Square D Panel using a 30 amp two pole breaker with the Interlock Kit K-5210.
This is touchy, and as said by the other poster, dependent upon your locale. Interlock.com kits are not UL-listed - turns out they are merely tested to UL standards by a lab. I've read that some inspectors in some areas won't accept these because they are not UL listed.

Other companies, including Square D, make interlock kits for their panels that are UL listed, if that is an issue for your local inspector. You can check to see if Square D makes one for your panel. I have a Square D panel and a Square D interlock kit (both UL listed).

Interlockkit.com may tell you what areas they have had problems with, and you can call whoever has local jurisdiction to learn more as well.

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