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Old 06-02-2008, 08:24 PM   #1
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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?

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

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Brett,
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.
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What's wrong with the old water heater?
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never had one
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