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Electrical Wiring for a Garage Workshop
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Installing Electric Wiring and a Panel for a Garage or Workshop. I will use two 30A circuits, 3 wire + equipment ground, #10 wire, in 3/4″ underground PVC conduit and plan to install a 30A load center in the garage with 2-20A breakers.
Garage and Workshop Electrical Wiring
Electrical Question: I intend to electrify a detached garage, which is about 60 ft. from the house panel. The Power needs will be convenience outlets and lights for a workshop. I will use two 30A circuits, 3 wire + equipment ground, #10 wire, in 3/4″ underground PVC conduit and plan to install a 30A load center in the garage with 2-20A breakers. Can I use an MLO or Main Lug Only Load Center or do I need a Main Disconnect as well?
This electrical question came from: Jim, a Property Manager from Urbana, IL.
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Thanks for your electrical question Jim.
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Jim, because the garage is detached you will need a main disconnect.
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