Builder Requirements and Guidelines

From initial consultation and energy-saving recommendations to underground installation and metering for permanent service, your EPB representative is ready to help ensure a smooth and easy process. Click below to learn more about guidelines pertaining to your particular type of construction project.

Electric Service Guide

Blower Door and Duct Blaster Testing

EPB makes it easier for builders to satisfy mandatory building code requirements by offering Blower Door & Duct Blaster testing at a cost of $250 per home.*

Our team has the knowledge and experience to properly conduct this testing and a proven track record for completing it well within your construction schedule.

To schedule a Blower Door & Duct Blaster testing, call us at 423-648-1372 today!

*Blower Door & Duct Blaster testing is included at no cost for builders participating in EPB’s Smart Build program.

Electrical Inspections

Local governments many times require electrical service inspections before EPB can provide power. Common instances include new service, reconnections after one year, new meter centers, new wiring, etc. If you are unsure whether you need an inspection, contact your local government to confirm.


  • Area Code 423
  • City of Chattanooga - 757-5105 - City of Chattanooga's guidelines
  • Hamilton County - 209-7860
  • City of Collegedale - 396-3135
  • City of East Ridge - 867-7711
  • City of Red Bank - 877-1103
  • City of Soddy Daisy - 332-5323
  • City of Signal Mountain - 886-2177
  • City of Lookout Mountain - 821-3151
  • City of Lakesite - 842-2533
  • Bradley County - 472-8327
  • Bledsoe County - 447-2043
  • Marion County - 942-8019
  • Sequatchie County - 949-2198
  • Rhea County - 775-0201


  • Area Code 706
  • City of Rossville - 866-4229
  • Catoosa County - 965-4226
  • Dade County - 657-4625
  • Walker County - 375-5622

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Call Before You Dig

If you're planning a project that involves digging in a customer's yard in Tennessee or Georgia, call your state's One Call System first to make sure that there are no buried power lines, gas lines, water lines or phone lines.

It's a call that could help you avoid putting yourself and your customer in danger, breaking the law and damaging lines.

In Tennessee, call 1-800-351-1111.

In Georgia, call 1-800-282-7411.