curious question

Old 02-14-05, 10:00 AM
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curious question

looking at my panel and sub panel today,which 90 percent of my electrical work has been redone by a liscenced electrician,i have noticed some of the new wiring in the sub panel have red wire going to the breakers,one is labeled with a tag saying refrigarator ,and another saying counter tob stated many times before we use 2 wire bx,and all the other wiring is black to breaker and white to ground bar....just curious as to why some wires are red....
Old 02-14-05, 10:16 AM
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I'm guessing your electrician ran some multiwire circuits. You probably have another breaker marked counter top that has a black wire. If you trace it and the counter top red wire that you mentioned, you will probably see they both belong to the same 3 wire BX along with a white wire.

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