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Old 08-05-2012, 02:34 AM   #41
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I want to know what these people do or did for a living. Always wonder that about super big homes.


Probably beat down electricians on price.
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Old 08-05-2012, 04:00 AM   #42
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Old 08-05-2012, 09:13 AM   #43
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800 AMP

Total electric home, 5 furnaces/a/c's, heated indoor pool, hot tub, steam room, etc.. CT metered at transformer Underground service to house.


and on this one we had to build a special ladder carrying jig to service the lights in and above the rainmaker.
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Old 08-05-2012, 09:45 AM   #44
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800 AMP

Total electric home, 5 furnaces/a/c's, heated indoor pool, hot tub, steam room, etc.. CT metered at transformer Underground service to house.


and on this one we had to build a special ladder carrying jig to service the lights in and above the rainmaker.
wow....
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Old 08-05-2012, 05:27 PM   #45
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Forgot I had these pics. They are in the basement on a new resi build in 2008:
Damn is that in central pa? Where they work doctor or higher up for Hershey, or there some big pays up there guys with deep pockets and long arms power ball money damn
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Old 08-05-2012, 06:57 PM   #46
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1600a single phase. 20,000 sq ft. 50 tons of geo all electric back up heat. ct cab in electrical room and meter outside
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1600a single phase. 20,000 sq ft. 50 tons of geo all electric back up heat. ct cab in electrical room and meter outside
My largest was 600 Amps.single phase 200 for pool house and equipment, 400 Amps. for 12,000 sq. ft. house. Homeworks and all the other BS. Doesn't really hold up to all the east coast monsters, but I was itching to get my 100th post.:-)
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The largest one I know in Wisconsin for a single family resdentail home is 800 amp 208Y120 volt system.

The POCO put a cap on single phase service but they can go over 800 but it have to be approved by engineering department for order a correct transfomer. Normally they will try to use triphase much as possible if you are near by the local triphase grids.

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Mine was 1800 amp Single phase, 30,000 sq ft home with a 2 lane bowling alley in the basement and a FAA spec'd heli pad in the back yard. Wish I had taken some pictures it was quite impressive.
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400A while being self employed

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Forgot I had these pics. They are in the basement on a new resi build in 2008:






what was the sq. footage of this monstrosity deamed a "house"
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Mine was 1800 amp Single phase, 30,000 sq ft home with a 2 lane bowling alley in the basement and a FAA spec'd heli pad in the back yard. Wish I had taken some pictures it was quite impressive.
What did they use for lighting control?
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Residential the biggest I have done has been a 600 amp single phase.
The biggest house in our area according to an inspector I know who has done quite stops there during construction stages. Had a 3 phase 480 volt 4000 amp service. The ats was so big you could walk around inside of it. Apparently the utility pole primary fuses had blown at one point in time, the homeowner did not know the two catapillar remote generators had been running for a month or so before finally running out of fuel! The utility company had to rework the grid just for this home! Forgot to mention there is a 54 car garage there!
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A 60 amp service with a Wadsworth fuse panel and Anchor meter socket.
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Residential the biggest I have done has been a 600 amp single phase.
The biggest house in our area according to an inspector I know who has done quite stops there during construction stages. Had a 3 phase 480 volt 4000 amp service. The ats was so big you could walk around inside of it. Apparently the utility pole primary fuses had blown at one point in time, the homeowner did not know the two catapillar remote generators had been running for a month or so before finally running out of fuel! The utility company had to rework the grid just for this home! Forgot to mention there is a 54 car garage there!
Hope there was a 57 Chevy
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Reminds me of this thread http://www.electriciantalk.com/f29/p...ghlight=yillis

Post #56 has some good pics of an 800A resi electrical room
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What did they use for lighting control?
I cant remember the brand ( it was 15 years ago) but this one is almost identical to the one we put in.

http://www.heliportlighting.com/airp....3/3.3.3H.html
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I cant remember the brand ( it was 15 years ago) but this one is almost identical to the one we put in.

http://www.heliportlighting.com/airp....3/3.3.3H.html
Very cool. I don't think I will be installing a heliport on my rooftop any time soon :-)
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