Electrician Training Electrical Certification wiring recessed light fixtures Electrical Wiring Electrical Troubleshooting and Electrical Repairs wire outdoor light fixture Home Electrical Wiring Diagrams
wiring home generator and transfer switch wiring a 220 volt range cord outlet Wiring for GFCI Outlets Wiring Outlets and a Switched Outlet Wiring and Installing Ceiling Fans and Remote Controls wire dimmer switch wiring diagrams for switches wiring a dryer cord and 220 outlet circuit breaker panel
Electrical Wire and Cable

Where and How to Install a Green Ground Screw in a Panel

How to Bond the Ground Using the Green Grounding Screw of a Sub Panel: Grounding a Main Panel vs Grounding a Sub-Panel, Bonding the Ground System at the Main Electric Service Panel, When Two Terminal Strips are Connected Together, The Difference between Ground Terminals and Neutral Terminals

Guide to Grounding a Panel or Sub Panel
Electrical Question: I’m confused about adding a sub-panel. I bought a GE PowerMark Gold Load Center (125amps).

Please a) confirm I’m doing this right, and b) shed some light on the green screw (in this box specifically, if possible). I appreciate your time, very much. Your book is priceless for a DIY’er, and I’ve already mentioned it to others.

I bought your Home Electrical Wiring Book and love it!
This electrical wiring question came from Pete Frank, in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Pete, and Thanks for the Compliment about my Home Electrical Book!

How to Bond the Ground Using the Green Grounding Screw of a Sub Panel



Grounding a Main Panel vs Grounding a Sub-Panel

Bonding the Ground System of a Panel Located at the Main Electric Service

Bonding the Ground of a Sub Panel

When Two Terminal Strips are Connected Together

The Difference between Ground Terminals and Neutral Terminals

IMPORTANT: The size of the ground wire will depend on the amperage of the panel.

More about Wiring Electric Panels

Home Electrical Sub-Panels

Electrical Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

How to identify and repair electrical mistakes that lead to electrical problems,
Prevent electrical code violations and failed home inspections.

Helping You Wire it Right

Learn more with my Home Electrical Wiring Course:

Basic Home Electrical Wiring by Example
» You Can Avoid Costly Mistakes! «

Here's How to Do It:
Wire It Right with the help of my Illustrated Wiring Book

Great for any Home Wiring Project.

  electrical wiring  

Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring

Perfect for Homeowners, Students,
Handyman, Handy Women, and Electricians
Wiring GFCI Outlets
Wiring Home Electric Circuits
120 Volt and 240 Volt Outlet Circuits
Wiring Light Switches
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Electric Range
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Dryer Cord and Dryer Outlet
How to Troubleshoot and Repair Electrical Wiring
Wiring Methods for Upgrading Electrical Wiring
NEC Codes for Home Electrical Wiring
....and much more.

Be Careful and Be Safe - Never Work on Energized Circuits!
Consult your Local Building Department about Permits and Inspections for all Electric Wiring Projects.

More articles about Electrical Wiring, Grounding, panel, Sub-Panel and Home Electrical Wiring:
« Previous Next »
How to Install Electrical Wiring and Type NM Cable Home Wiring Electrical Boxes