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Old 03-03-2009, 09:59 PM   #1
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I would like to install two six foot 1500 watt heaters in a new room addition, I have run 10/2 with ground can I run them on 120? If so can they be on the same circuit in paralell with a thermostat. If so can I use a single 30 ampe breaker for this.

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Check the box or instructions,you need to find out if they are rated at 120 volts or 240 volts. Probably 240.

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Old 03-04-2009, 05:46 PM   #3
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Chances are these will be 240V heaters, and putting that on a 30A breaker with 10/2 would be acceptiable.

Depending where you live will decide if these can be run from 120 on a 30A breaker. In Canada this would not be allowed but the NEC is dierrent then our codes/
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