6 tips for upgrading home's electrical system

With today's greater energy demands, size of main panel is key

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Back in the day when many houses used fuses it was not uncommon for unknowing homeowners to replace a 15-amp fuse that was constantly failing with a 20-amp fuse. This mistake created the risk of a wire overheating and causing a fire.

                                     

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1. Becca@Electricians in Sdyney said... on Nov 8, 2012 at 12:49AM

“If you are considering an electric vehicle the city of Berkeley advises that "AC Level 2 is considered medium charging and is expected to become the standard. It typically operates on a 40-amp breaker with a 220/240-volt AC circuit. AC Level 2 charging requires a dedicated circuit, which may require an electrical panel upgrade."”

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