Receptacles per breaker

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Old 02-11-06, 08:57 AM
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Question Receptacles per breaker

Which NEC article covers the limit on number of receptacles per breaker?
(20 amp breaker)
 
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Old 02-11-06, 09:27 AM
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In a dwelling, there is no code limit.
In commercial occupancies, 220.3(B)(9)
 
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Old 02-11-06, 09:44 AM
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Question Rec per breaker

What "rule of thumb" do you use for dwellings?
 
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Some people use a rule of thumb and say perhaps 7 to 10 receptacles per circuit. However, it is more important to base the number on where the receptacles are located and on their intended use.
 
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