1) Must be 1m away from windows and doors

2) 2m away from a municipal drain

3) 5m away from DB boxes, electrical motors, generators, pool pumps, etc

4) Must be against a firewall(double brick), on external installations

5) Be placed in a lockable cage or if no cage, be chained to a wall

6) Placed on a solid surface There are many other rules and regulations not mentioned.

Regulations can be found in SANS 10087-1

For peace of mind its highly recommended that your installation be done by a certified practitioner.

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