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How do I calculate an electrical load?


This will provide you with more information about calculating electrical circuits….


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Is my wiring project safe and to code?


I see so many times where electrical projects are installed without regard to electrical codes and an understanding of some important factors….


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Can I splice behind drywall with or without an electrical box?


You may not conceal any electrical splice. All electrical splices or wiring modifications must be contained in an approved electrical enclosure that is…


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What gauge or type wire for sink disposal to wall socket?


Typically the wire gauge is #12 and the type wire in most new home wiring is 12/2 Romex. However if you are extending from original wiring make sure to…


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Trench Depth for Solar Power Conduits


Question: I have a question about an installation of solar panels. I have #3 wire running from the panels 110 ft to the house installed in ENT. How deep of a trench do I need?


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What is the Rated Ampacity of Copper AWG 4-3 Romex?


The amperage capacity will depend on the Type of Insulation, such as THW, THHN, etc. They all have different temperature ratings. This will show…


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Is There a Minimum Distance for an Electrical Socket Near a Kitchen Sink?


I am not aware of a minimum distance for a socket or outlet near a sink, however here in the US they are required to be….


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Electrical Question about Electrical Code for Main Service Wires


Can I pull a load circuit (2wires) through the same conduit as the incoming main service wires?


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Question – Why There are Different Types of Dryer Plugs


The new electrical code calls for a 4-wire plug for dryers.


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