ARTICLE 553. FLOATING BUILDINGS


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ARTICLE 553. FLOATING BUILDINGS
ARTICLE 553. FLOATING BUILDINGS553.1. Scope. This article covers the electrical system in a building—either residential (dwelling unit) or nonresidential—that floats on water, is moored in a permanent location, and has its electrical system supplied from a supply system on land. The rules apply to any floating building and are not limited only to floating "dwelling units."553.4. Location of Service Equipment. The service-disconnect means and protection for a floating building must not be mounted on the unit. This ensures the ability to disconnect the supply conductors to the floating building in an emergency, such as in a storm, in the event that it is necessary to move the unit quickly (
Citation
Frederic P. Hartwell; Joseph F. McPartland; Brian J. McPartland: McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2017 Handbook, 29th Edition. ARTICLE 553. FLOATING BUILDINGS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export