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  1. General Electrical Discussion
    i am working on a DADU (detached additional dwelling unit) in Seattle. I have to upgrade the main service at the house to 200 amps and put in a double socket meter base. The main house needs a 100 sub panel and the DADU also needs a 100 amp sub panel. Table 310.15b6 used to let me use #4 wire...
  2. Residential Electrical Forum
    So, I’ve got an “interesting” setup here. This is a residential area with 3-phase power available. Years ago a shop was constructed and 3 phase was added to that shop. The owner rerouted the triplex drop from the pole and connected it to garage. He also removed the house’s meter and just...
  3. NEC Code Forum
    I am working on a remodel and we are putting in a new main panel and converting the old main panel to a subpanel. My question is whether anyone has tried using a 100AMP AFCI breaker in their main panel and then kept the existing, old-style breakers in the subpanel. And the follow up is: did...
  4. Residential Electrical Forum
    I have a set of related questions. The operation is a residential home remodel. A new Master panel has been placed outside and it will receive city service. For the time being, the Master will only have one 100A breaker and 2,2,2,4 running to the old master, which will now be a Sub. This...
  5. Residential Electrical Forum
    Just bought my house with a 750 sqft unfinished upstairs. Luckily 1 1/2" pvc was ran from the main panel to the upstairs for adding circuits. I plan on putting a 60A subpanel upstairs with 6/3 wire. Do I need to run THHN up the ~10ft lenghth of conduit and tie it to romex or can I just use the...
  6. General Electrical Discussion
    Hi to all members of these great Forums, Because this is my first Post in these Forums I will introduce myself a little. I have a Bachelor Degree in Biology and I am also a Carpenter. I become interested in Electricity since a few years ago, so last year I started to read a lot about...
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