Garage electrical outlet locations
I have been wiring my new garage and here is what I settled on for the outlet heights:
- Lower outlets at 18″ to the top of the box.
- Upper outlets are at 4 feet to the top of the box.
There is more discussion on outlets below:
Electrical outlet tips and Howto
Good/smart places to have electrical outlets in your opinion? (floor, granite) – House -remodeling, decorating, construction, energy use, kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, building, rooms – City-Data Forumhttp://www.city-data.com/forum/house/881422-good-smart-places-have-electrical-outlets.htmlUnder the counter space for something like a trash compactor (my absolute favorite appliance other than a microwave). Where your flat screen TV would be (high enough so no ugly cords). If possible,…
Electrical Outlet Guide – Ultimate Garagehttp://www.ultimategarage.com/Tools/ultguide12.html20a/120v lower outlets – for drop lights, battery chargers, small fans and most electrical devices with long cords. These outlet boxes should be located 12-24″ above the floor and the…
How to Wire a Garage (Unfinished Garage)http://www.familyhandyman.com/electrical/wiring/how-to-wire-a-garage-unfinished/view-allFrustrated by too few outlets in your garage? Lighting that’s too dim? Or maybe you just want to install a garage door opener and need a nearby plug-in.
Outlet height and height requirements
Height of outlets garage – InterNACHI Inspection Forumhttp://www.nachi.org/forum/f19/height-outlets-garage-33679/What about the IRC, I had a AHJ say he wants them 48″ – 54″ and I cant find any local code to justify