How to Wire a Swimming Pool Circuit
Electrical Circuits Question: I have a 200A main panel which is fully utilized. I recently put in an in ground swimming pool and a finished basement - so I put in a main lug 20 circuit 100A panel downstream to service my pool and basement.
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Swimming Pool Electrical Circuit
Electrical Circuits Question:
I have a 200A main panel which is fully utilized. I recently put in an in ground swimming pool and a finished basement - so I put in a main lug 20 circuit 100A panel downstream to service my pool and basement.
Everything went all right until recently my 200A main breaker occasionally trips . This happened tonight when both central air units were on, (one -4 ton unit one 2 ton unit) my pool pump 15A and my washing machine.
I went to the main panel and measured 19A off one leg and 45 off the other. I may try load balancing and move the 4 ton unit to the leg drawing 19A - but I can't understand why this would trip a 200A main?
Hi Mike - Great Electrical Repair Question!
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