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Correctly Calculating Air Condition Load for Service Calculation NEC 2014

Use the MCA for the outdoor unit Best I can tell, outdoor units are accounted for in load calculations using the condensing unit's nameplate Minimum Circuit Ampacity. This is listed at the bottom of ...
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Possible to convert disconnect to sub panel?

Breaker and Wire Size According to my favorite ampacity chart, 4 AWG aluminum XHHW is good for up to 65A. In theory that would use a 65A breaker. However, since 65A breakers are not a readily ...
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How much EMF interference, if any, is likely from 10-foot separation of conductors?

Here's a mystery for you. As you know, the sky and everything under it flashes between very bright and very dark. This is the day-night cycle. So with all that flashing, how is it possible for ships ...
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How much EMF interference, if any, is likely from 10-foot separation of conductors?

This will not cause any interference with cell phone signals, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, etc. Those all operate on much higher frequencies and will have filters that cut off frequencies below a limit ...
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Old house, difficult panel, new circuit question

I'm going to post this as an answer as no further ideas appear forthcoming. The question I asked related to how I could get a 60a run from the panel when I could not use conduit, and do so in the ...
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Old house, difficult panel, new circuit question

Rule of Six Panel In ye olden times, service sizes were increasing to 100A or more, but large main breakers were relatively expensive. As a partial workaround, the NEC includes Rule of Six. This means ...
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Is conduit needed for extension of wall oven wiring?

Ovens are routinely wired with flexible cords, which have a male plug on the end and which are plugged into a matching receptacle mounted in an accessible junction box. It is NOT permissible to cut ...
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Installing a subpanel with a service entry cable feed-through a Powerwall subpanel

Answering my own question with details on the installation such as changes I made and pictures with the different steps. Some changes from the original plan were to use 2/0 XHHW wire instead of SER ...
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Is conduit needed for extension of wall oven wiring?

Usually, the pig tail simply screws onto terminals on the back of the oven (hidden under a cover near where it enters the back panel). Simply buy a longer pig tail and replace the existing one.
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