I've installed the following :
2 x 1000 watt, 240V baseboard heaters on dedicated circuit
240 volt dual pole breaker
Total AMPs drawn = 8.33 on 15AMP circuit
Used 14 /2 gage wire
80% rule means circuit (wire) can safely carry 12 AMP minimum (my heaters draw total 8.33...
Woke up this morning and a bunch of circuits had no power. Other circuits are just fine. My wife tried to use the electric stove not realizing that it didn't have power either and found that when she just barely turned it on, the microwave above it started clicking as if it was trying to turn...