Providing Power for a Mobile Home

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Supply Electrical Power to a Mobile Home with a Required Circuit and Available Power

Mobile Home Required Circuit and Available Power

Question: Is it possible to provide electrical power to a mobile home through an existing power panel in my shop similar to an RV system.

Background: Doug, a Other from Tacoma, WA.

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

Electrical Power for a Mobile Home

How to Supply Electrical Power to a Mobile Home with a Required Circuit and Available Power

  • The electrical power that you provide  depends on the size of the circuit that the RV requires.
  • The ability to feed the power to the mobile home will depend on size the source of power.
  • The potential source of power must have the extra amperage capacity available.
  • The connected load or the size of the mobile home electrical panel will need to be know.
  • The number of circuits of the mobile home panel and their amperage will be needed as well.
  • The concern is to provide the right amount of electrical power for the mobile home, and not overload the electric panel or source of the electrical power.
  • Once all of this is information is known then the electrical wiring for the circuit size may be understood.

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