bryaninolathe,more likely simply impose more current on the neutral, execpt for dedicated loads it's fairly hard to achieve perfect 3 ph balance.....
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Here ya go Drew..... quote:(A) Dwelling Units. All 125-volt, single-phase, 15- and 20-ampere receptacles installed in the locations specified in (1...
If the heating is 240V, assuming a sheathed electrical cable install, first determine the pair that is the feed (240V) , which would leave the pair...
yes.if in fact it is your intent to 'wire it all back to the panel' and hire an electrician to energize it i would suggest you make arrangements w...
If your freezer will store anything of value then it would be wise to address the circuit supplying it with due concern
K&T was meant to be a free air conductor, not one buried in insulation. There are consientious insulators whom will refuse jobs on this basis a...
Jonathan,it really is refreshing to see a DIY'er do thier homework for a change, i can't remember how many times in various forums it was suggested...
Jonathan, it is impressive that you should, given the NEC overnight, come to certian quagmires debated in professional forums constantly.I would 2n...
Jonathan,well it sounds like you've covered all your bases here, yet the fixture is uncooperative. i've had to chase down the manufacture's in many...
Hi Jonathan quote:The cork ring that you see in the photo is supposed to seal the bulb area so that water vapor (i.e. steam) doesn't get in, right?...
like i said, pro's and con's guys.as 210.12 grows to a more 'encompasing' requirement ,i believe comparissons to European standards will be more pr...
the 'whole house' protective method is used in Europe, at 300ma i believe.There are pro's and con's ( we have discussed it) , yet overall i must ti...
PeterP, lack of breaker space is not necessarily cause to upgrade one's service.a home's electrical service is usually determined mathematically i...
Russula,if there is a basement below your kitchen it may be possibel to 'fish' new wires up into the countertop area.better still would be an added...
BK,A 'subpanel' within the same structure requires a 4-wire 'feeder'.This would be hot~hot~nuetral~ground, the neutral will 'float' or be isolated ...
Dan,yes you can extend the circuit with some considerations here...1~ there is a box fill allowance for all conductors which should be complied wit...
pinballwizard,i suspect that the black from the 'other' dimmer is the 120vac, the 'terminal into the wall' is the wire going to the light, and the ...