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rule of thumb? #44168
10/29/04 06:47 PM
10/29/04 06:47 PM
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drgnz23  Offline OP
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los angeles
is there a rule of thumb for the percentage of main breaker in a panel to the other breakers in the same panel...
eg....400 amp main breaker
840 amp total breaker load

PLEASE HELP..

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Re: rule of thumb? #44169
10/29/04 06:51 PM
10/29/04 06:51 PM
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Dave55  Offline
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Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA
Not that I'm aware of. I'd suggest doing typical load calculations for the type of building per the NEC.

Dave


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