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  1. Voltage Drop and Wire Gauge Question

    Electrical
    Hello, I am sizing wire for my service entrance and want to make sure that I purchase the right one. I am trenching 150' from my meter pole (approx. 35' from an overhead transformer) to serve a 200A panel at the house. The calculated load for the house is ~90A. I wanted to allow room for...
  2. Service Replacement Price

    Electrical
    Dear experts, I need to replace service, meter, pipe, and 40 circuit panel. Is $2,000 a good price to pay in Connecticut? Thank you very much.
  3. Meterbox upgrade

    Electrical
    I'm adding a third car attached garage to my house. I want to add a 2 phase 100 amp breaker panel in the garage for a 240 outlet and a number of 110 devices, 5 circuits in all. I would feed a line from the meter box to the breaker panel using 3335 copper wire. The current meter box only has a...
  4. Two Sub Panel Installs

    Electrical
    I currently have a 200 main amp panel in my basement. It is pretty full and I would like to add a second subpanel for when I finish the basement and a third subpanel for the garage. I ran a load calcualtion and I am around 90 amps. I live in the US , Iowa. Please tell me if I am way off base. I...
  5. 100 amp to 200 amp questions

    Electrical
    I'm changing my 100 to 200. I wanted to make sure I'm doing it correct. City code is NEC. The new meter pan will be located on back, side corner, of the house. The existing panel is a exterior 200 amp bryant/eaton. layouts is, from house corner to pan 20", then at least 6" between meter pan and...
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