Sizing a Home Generator Transfer Switch
By Dave Rongey - Summary:|
can I use only 1 large breaker in the transfer switch to supply the power to my main box or do I have to have multi-breaker in the transfer switch….
Electrical Question from Joe about Generator Transfer Switch WiringQuestion:
Background: Joe, a Homeowner from Alexandria, La
What amp outside inlet box & manual transfer switch and the power cord is needed for a Briggs & Stratton Elite portable generator, 8000 watts (running) / 13500 watt (surge) with 66.6 amps @120v and 33.3 amp @240 volts rating. Also can I use only 1 large breaker in the transfer switch to supply the power to my main box or do I have to have multi-breaker in the transfer switch.
Thanks for your electrical question Joe.
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