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multiple circuits feeding 1 rtu #100551
12/01/06 04:31 PM
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pbharvey  Offline OP
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Hi,
I'm an HVAC contractor and I have a job that has roof top units that are fed by two circuits; one for the heat pump compressor & fan, and a seperate circuit for the electric resistance heater. The unit I am replacing it with has a single point connection. I cannot get back to the panel. Can I run both circuits into a disconnect and come out of that into the RTU with a single feed? Thanks.

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Re: multiple circuits feeding 1 rtu #100552
12/01/06 05:26 PM
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Re: multiple circuits feeding 1 rtu #100553
12/01/06 07:09 PM
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I think it's best if you contact a license electrician.

Re: multiple circuits feeding 1 rtu #100554
12/02/06 12:24 PM
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It sounds like you don't have a unit that will work with the existing wiring. Call the manufacturer and see if they have a kit designed for that unit that will split the loads.


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