Originally Posted By: Dennis Bozek
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Ron…in reply to your initial topic…you should either do a load calculation on the house to determine if the 60 amp service is adequate, or if you do not wish to do the load calculations, simply state to the client…
" At today standards the 60 amp service and panel in your home may not be adequate for the load of your house. Therefore, it is recommended that the service and load be determined by a qualified licensed electrician."
I have posted the formula for the load of a house though...and I would venture to say that you could save the client some time and money if ya just calculated it yourself. But that is up to you...just a suggestion. Chances are the 60 amp service and panel were inadequate and should have been at least 100 amps.
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