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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
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    13

    Outdoor A/C Shut-off Switch

    Hello,

    Is there any thing in code or a rule of thumb as to how high the outdoor a/c shut-off switch should be mounted? I.E. should it be mounted high enough to keep it out of the snow in winter? I live in Ontario, Canada.

    Secondly, what is the best practice to seal up foundation hole the lines run through?

    Thanks!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Location
    Southern NJ
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    Your local municipal can give you that info. There are different ways to seal the penetration, I like the expanding spray foam. Any hardware store or home depot carries it.
    I love to Cook...HVAC is a hobby that pays the bills!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Suppy NC
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    4,516
    common sense tells me above the snow line and with easy access for saftey

    the codes from your building and electrical departments will dictate what is required

    i like to use chaulking to seal the holes

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