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#47592 - 01/19/05 02:43 PM amps
RichardTatem Offline
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would I be alright if I go with 300amps, to power up a 5 unit apartment complex, each having a 100amp service in them. these units are very basic, no range circuit, no dryer circuit,exc. they do have ac unit 40 amps
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#47593 - 01/19/05 02:54 PM Re: amps
Bob Offline
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You need to do the actual caculations using section 220 to determine the size of the service conductors and main Sw. You can not guess and expect to be correct.
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#47594 - 01/19/05 03:14 PM Re: amps
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Bob is correct. I am closing this thread, all replys can be here. http://electrical-contractor.net/ubb/Forum1/HTML/005372.html

Roger
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