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commercial surge protector how to install a whole-house surge protector | ehow

by:KEBO      2019-10-05
Whole-The housing surge protector works by stopping the voltage spike before the voltage spike reaches the sensitive device.The protector is installed near the circuit breaker or fuse panel and is connected to the Circuit of the home.Install the whole-The surge protector of the House requires considerable electrical knowledge and ability.Only basic hand tools are needed, but you should have confidence in your ability to work on boards with dangerous voltages.
Select the installation location for the whole-House surge protector as close as possible to circuit breaker panel.Remove the cover from the surge protector.Install the surge protector on the wall next to the circuit breaker panel or 6-inch-Square cut for flush mounting application.Use the included hardware and install the surge protector as per the manufacturer's instructions.
Disconnect the power to the circuit breaker panel by turning off the main circuit breaker or disconnecting the meter from the service entrance outside your home.Make sure the panel is de-Power on before continuing to install the surge protector.Remove the cover from the circuit breaker panel.Run a pipe from the surge protector box to the nearest cable entry point on the circuit breaker panel.
Run a 12-gauge, 3-The conductor wire in the surge protector box, through the pipe, enters the circuit breaker panel.Leave enough wires to reach the top breaker slot on the panel.Strip 1/2 of insulation from both ends of each conductor in the wire.
Slide the Peel end of the black and red conductor under the terminals marked as "phase" in the surge protector box.Slide the Peel end of the white conductor under the terminals marked as "neutral" in the surge protector box.Slide the end of the green or bare copper wire into the surge protector box under the terminal marked as "grounded.Tighten the terminal screw with a cross screwdriver.Place the lid on the surge protector box and tighten the fixing screws.
Slide the end of the green or bare copper conductor into the terminal hole of the circuit breaker panel grounding rod.Slide the peeling end of the white conductor into the terminal hole of the neutral rod of the circuit breaker panel.Tighten the terminal screw with a cross screwdriver.
Slide the peeling end of the black conductor into 20-Amplifier circuit breaker.Slide the stripping end of the red conductor into 20-Amplifier circuit breaker.Tighten the terminal screw with a cross screwdriver.
Card each circuit breaker into the empty slot in the circuit breaker panel as close as possible to the main circuit breaker.Place the lid on the circuit breaker panel and tighten the fixing screws.
Turn on the main circuit breaker or reconnect the meter to restore the power to the circuit breaker panel.Test surge protector according to manufacturer's instructions.
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