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Old 12-31-2013, 11:55 AM   #16
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If you're so concerned, use the "contact us" on the web-site and ask. Earlier versions did not have the stamp. Anyway, I thought I saw it. I don't work for them. UL on the cover of any electrical device is not an indication that it is listed?
It would indicate that the cover is listed. Otherwise there would be a UL listing in its literature.

It would be the same thing as constructing an extension cord with all UL listed materials, but that cord not being UL listed as an assembly, so the safety inspector cuts the cord end off.

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If you're so concerned, use the "contact us" on the web-site and ask. Earlier versions did not have the stamp. Anyway, I thought I saw it. I don't work for them. UL on the cover of any electrical device is not an indication that it is listed?
I'm not that concerned...no more than any other thread, I'm just correcting some possible mis-information.
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I'm not that concerned...no more than any other thread, I'm just correcting some possible mis-information.
You piqued my curiosity. Here is a link from a year ago. Make sure to click the "see more". Don't know what has happened since.


https://www.facebook.com/EZGenSwitch...51105261376401

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So...at that time, it wasn't listed but used listed parts. I'm not saying its unsafe, but it is not legal to install without special permission.
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So...at that time, it wasn't listed but used listed parts. I'm not saying its unsafe, but it is not legal to install without special permission.
A question. If you were called by a customer to install a solution to this scenario, how could it be done legally and/or safely?

Hot water furnace hard wired. Neighbor has standby generator power with neutral bonded at the service entrance switch. Winter outage and neighbor offers an extension cord from his home to power furnace. It appears that the only 2 companies that offer single circuit 120 volt/15 amp transfer switches that switch the neutral have only the components listed.

I'm the neighbor with a standby generator and I learned the hassle that portable generators are during a long area wide outage, during Sandy and Irene. I'd like to pay forward the assistance a former neighbor gave me.

If I were in Wisconsin, I'd be happy to offer the business.
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I wouldn't install it. I could come up with a better way.

What you are missing is that I can make that EXACT same part and it would be legal, but if it's sold as an assembly, the assembly has to be listed.
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Better way doesn't appear to be available. Or, just take it apart and assemble it on site.

thanks for your time.

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