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Generic 20kw whole house generator

I purchased a whole house generator for my home and was wondering if I could use PVC conduit instead of regular conduit it is a 70 foot run in a crawlspace ?

Also the instructions are very weak what size wire must I run 3awg,4awg I am not sure and even what size ppe 1 1/2

I am in Illinois

Re: Generic 20kw whole house generator

This is a code question, best contact a reputable electrician in your area. Might let the expert do the wire-in to the system as well for safety reasons.

Re: Generic 20kw whole house generator

I have to agree with kcb, it would be best to hire a qualified electrician. The gage of wire will depend on the type of wire used and it must be installed with a code compliant transfer switch.


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