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Brett9821 06-02-2008 08:24 PM

water heater on 100 amp pannel?
i have (2) 100 amp service pannels. My current hot water is fed from the boiler on my furnance. i want to install an electric water heater but dont understand i f i can put a 240volt water heater into a 100 amp servive pannel?

Speedy Petey 06-02-2008 08:39 PM

Certainly you can. Provided the service load is not at or near capacity.

Mike Swearingen 06-02-2008 09:11 PM

I'm no pro Like Speedy, just an old DIYer.
If your panel can handle it, you need to install a 30 amp 240v breaker with 10/2-with-ground wiring to the water heater.

junkcollector 06-03-2008 12:04 PM

What's wrong with the old water heater?

Brett9821 06-03-2008 05:08 PM

never had one

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