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Calculating the Circuit Size for Lights and Ceiling Fans

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Electrical Question: I want to put 2 to 3 68 watt fluorescent ceiling lights, 1 ceiling fan rated at 39 watts and 1 duplex wall outlet on a 20amp circuit. I can do away with one fluorescent light and the wall outlet if needed.

This electrical question came from: Neil, from Rogersville, Tennessee

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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Neil

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