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Old 08-26-2012, 10:02 PM   #1
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what seize of breaker for hot water tank

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Old 08-26-2012, 10:04 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by hank2008 View Post
what seize of breaker for hot water tank
Electric water heater? gas? oil? specs? anything?

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Originally Posted by hank2008 View Post
what seize of breaker for hot water tank
That is pretty wide answer there.

We need more details here.

Tank size ( how many gallon/liter tank )

Heating element wattage ( for tank and tankless verison )

Supply voltage.

If not using electrique heating element then if have gaz power vent or oil fired or wood boiler water pump.

So more question you can answer the more acture answer we can posted.

The answer will be based on NEC ( National Electrical code ) or CEC ( Cananda Electrical code ) or ECF ( Electrique Code France )
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Old 08-27-2012, 07:01 AM   #4
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There should be a dataplate on the WH. This will tell you the electrical requirements.
Answers based on the National Electrical Code. Local amendments may apply. Check with your local building officials.
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Very rarely will you find an electric tank type water heater for home use requiring more than 30 amps (10 gauge wiring). Only one of the two elements operates at any given time.

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