I have an outlet for an air conditioner that is rated at 20a 250v. The breaker has 2, 20amp breakers. Should I be concerned? Should i replace this outlet?


That's fine. The two breakers offer either 20 ampere protection to two 120 volt circuits, or 20 ampere protection to a single 240 volt circuit.

  • Note that in a 240 v installation, the two breakers should have a bar across them so that flipping one requires flipping the other. – Chris Cudmore Sep 30 '14 at 13:11

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