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#208721 - 02/07/13 09:42 PM Outdoor Patio Heating & Residential Load Calcs
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I am pretty sure infrared heaters installed on outdoor patios must be figured at 125% and included on residential load calcs, is this correct?

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#208722 - 02/07/13 11:27 PM Re: Outdoor Patio Heating & Residential Load Calcs [Re: BigB]
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They get computed at 100% on the load calc but the branch circuit gets sized at 125%.
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#208726 - 02/08/13 07:22 AM Re: Outdoor Patio Heating & Residential Load Calcs [Re: gfretwell]
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OK thanks Greg

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#208728 - 02/08/13 11:03 AM Re: Outdoor Patio Heating & Residential Load Calcs [Re: BigB]
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Depending on which method you use the bottom line may not end up being the whole load added with the heaters but the 100% is what you plug into the calculation.
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