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  1. Need help making faraday cage

    My son has been having progressively worse headaches for several months. Finally went to the doctor, tests done, found nothing. It was suggested there might be a slight chance he has a sensitivity to whatever pulses are coming out of the smart meter that was installed around the time he...
  2. Service Replacement Price

    Dear experts, I need to replace service, meter, pipe, and 40 circuit panel. Is $2,000 a good price to pay in Connecticut? Thank you very much.
  3. Meterbox upgrade

    I'm adding a third car attached garage to my house. I want to add a 2 phase 100 amp breaker panel in the garage for a 240 outlet and a number of 110 devices, 5 circuits in all. I would feed a line from the meter box to the breaker panel using 3335 copper wire. The current meter box only has a...
  4. Replacing Meter Box

    Hello! I've never posted here, but have been a member for awhile. Thanks in advance for any help! I need to replace my existing meter box, and the electric company requires a 200 Amp, min. 19" tall x 13 wide ringless box with lever bypass. As far as I can tell, I am not required to replace my...
  5. Main 200 amp Breaker Box Cover Missing Outside

    I noticed a main breaker box cover was missing outside at an apartment building. It had three 200 amp breakers inside. My opinion was getting the cover back on was a priority, any thoughts? Photo attached. Seems like this could be dangerous with kids around, possible rain water getting inside etc.
  6. Is There a Maximum Distance Between Meter and Panel

    1. I am upgrading a 100 amp to 200 amp service 2. The meter is a combination system that includes a service disconnect. 3. The 200 amp electrical panel (of course it also has a 200 amp disconnect) to be installed in the house will require it to be placed about 15 feet from the meter. Questions...
  7. Wires through meter socket enclosure

    I am installing a new underground service to a small house. I am also setting a subpanel in a remote barn. I have two 2-1/2" conduits coming up the stem wall of the house foundation, one for the service and one to the barn. Service conduit will lead up outside wall to surface mounted meter...