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Electrical Panel Size Considerations

What size should the Main Electric Service Panel be for all the Electrical Circuits? How to Determine What Size an Electrical Panel Should Be, Factors that must be considered when sizing an electrical panel.

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Electrical Project: What size should the Main Panel Electric Service be for all the Electrical Circuits?

This electrical wiring question came from: Mick, a Homeowner from Yuma, AZ, Arizona.

Additional Question: I’m working on a remodel project where we will be adding a laundry room with a sink and the following circuits:

Is the sub-panel power adequate at 60 amp with 6 wire?

This electrical wiring question came from Mike, in phoenix, Arizona.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Mick and Mike.

Electrical Panel Size Considerations


Key Factors for Electrical Panel Size

When all of these required items have been identified then the panel size can be properly determined. It would be a shame to invest your resources to construct this building and then fall short where it really matters.

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