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#34223 - 02/05/04 11:50 PM UL requirement  
Albert Jones  Offline
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Deming, NM, USA
This is probably a question I should direct
to UL, but would like to get your opinions.
Can you think of any reason why UL would
require a dedicated 20 amp. circuit on a
ceiling heater fan that has a maximun current
draw of 10.7 amps?


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#34224 - 02/06/04 01:25 AM Re: UL requirement  
stamcon  Offline
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Albert, is UL the one requiring the 20A circuit or is the heater UL Listed and the manufacturer's instructions say to use a dedicated 20A circuit?


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#34225 - 02/06/04 02:07 AM Re: UL requirement  
Albert Jones  Offline
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The manufacturer claims it was a requirement
set by UL for listing. I don't think the
manufacturer was giving me the whole story.
This unit was shown by one of their distributers as requiring a 15 amp circuit,
which makes sense to me as 10.7 amps falls
within 80% of a 15 amp circuit.



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