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Generator Placement Near a Window

Question asked by davdur on Aug 16, 2020
Latest reply on Aug 20, 2020 by rfdacm02

I am planning to have a generator installed at my house.  The preferred location has the exhaust side of the generator greater than the required 5 feet from a window, door or vent.  However, several installers claim that NFPA code requires the entire chassis of the generator to be at least 5 feet from these openings.  This makes a huge burden on placement.  I reviewed the NFPA 110 handbook and couldn't find any reference to this.  What is the actual requirement?#generator placement