Articles about 15 amp

Planning and Installing Recessed Can Light Fixtures

March 21, 2014 by Dave Rongey

Installing Recessed Light Fixtures: Considerations When Installing Recessed Lighting Fixtures, Planning and Installing Recessed Lighting.

When Aluminum Wiring Becomes a Real Fire Hazard

June 20, 2013 by Dave Rongey

The Dangers of Aluminum Wiring and an Incorrect Circuit Breaker Size Can Lead to a Fire Hazard.

Replacing Aluminum Electrical Wiring with Copper

January 25, 2014 by Dave Rongey

Guide to Upgrading Aluminum Wiring to Copper Wiring: Electrical Circuits, Lighting Circuits, AFCI Circuit, Living Room Circuit.

Outlets on 12-2 Electrical Wiring

September 30, 2012 by Dave Rongey

How to Select the Correct Electrical Outlets for the Circuit Wiring – This should not be a problem as it is common for a standard 15 amp outlet to be installed on a 20 amp circuit, in fact some outlets have a 20 amp feed through capacity

Why You Should NEVER Up-Size an Electrical Circuit Breaker or Fuse

August 30, 2012 by Dave Rongey

The Dangers of Up Sizing Electrical Circuit Breaker – The purpose of a fuse or circuit breaker is to protect the electrical circuit wiring and components against overheating and electrical short or fault. Circuit protection with a fuse or breaker is accomplished by specific sizing for the specific circuit and wiring type that is installed.

Replacing Electrical Fuses

August 14, 2012 by Dave Rongey

How To Select The Right Fuse for Safety – Make sure the Replacement Fuse is the Right Type and Size

Correct Electrical Wire Size for Ceiling Fans and Lights

November 24, 2014 by Dave Rongey

Selecting the Correct Wire Size for Ceiling Fans and Lights: Selecting the Correct Wire Size for Ceiling Fans and Lights.

Calculating the Circuit Size for Lights and Ceiling Fans

July 15, 2012 by Dave Rongey

How to Determine the Circuit Size for a Lighting by Calculating the Total Electrical Load…