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Would it be possible to have 3 Phase wire at my house?
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Question: Hi!There, Would it be possible to have 3 Phase wire at my house?
This electrical question came from: Ozgur , a Homeowner from Reston, Virginia
Thanks for your electrical question Ozgur.
Ozgur, most if not all single family homes in the USA are fed with 120/240 volt single phase power. Three phase power is generally found at commercial and industrial areas, and the voltage is higher, such as 277/480 volt 3-phase. If you have equipment that requires 3-phase power then you may purchase a power converter that will provide the 3-phase power.
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