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Electric Water Heater Circuit Requirements

Can I run a water heater with two elements – one takes 30 amps and the other takes 20 amps, with wiring that is two 15 amp breakers…

Determining the Electrical Circuit for a Water Heater
Can I run a water heater with two elements (one takes 30 amps and the other takes 20 amps) with wiring that is two 15 amp breakers?

Background: Jack, a Homeowner from Tipp City- Ohio

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Jack.

Water Heater Circuit

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