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How to Calculate Lighting Circuit Electrical Load Capacity – Compare the total amount of watts from the original light fixture and what the total watts are of the new light fixtures. In a case where the circuit is overloaded the watts will either need to be reduced or a new circuit will be required.


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Electrical Repair Question: We are replacing 2 light fixtures in our bathroom.

This electrical wiring question came from: Taylor, from Loveland, Colorado

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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Taylor

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