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#99178 - 07/27/06 04:48 PM Residential Dining Rooms
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Registered: 11/14/04
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Does the code require residential dining rooms to be served by a 20 Amp Circut?

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#99179 - 07/27/06 05:08 PM Re: Residential Dining Rooms
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210.52 (B) (1) seems to indicate that. This code could be worded better IMO. I have always wired dining rooms on a 20-amp branch circuit. I prefer the circuit to be separate from any of the small appliance kitchen countertop circuits though. And I always do a dedicated line for any refridgerator.

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#99180 - 07/27/06 07:17 PM Re: Residential Dining Rooms
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Depending on the size of the dining room and kitchen. I bring my 2 small appliance HRs into the dining room and work them over into the kitchen.
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#99181 - 07/27/06 07:36 PM Re: Residential Dining Rooms
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Section 252(B)((1) states you need two circuits for the kitchen counter outlets. These circuits can feed dining room , breakfast rooms or simular areas, including refrigeration, ( I always put the refrigerator on it's own circuit) Remember the NEC states the minimum requirements. Note to 250.(B)(3) these circuits shall feed only one kitchen.

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