wiring sub panel questions

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Old 03-25-06, 08:57 AM
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wiring sub panel questions

I am going to be wiring a 100amp (220v) subpanel in my detached garage. I need to run @25ft of wire from my main panel and was wondering what size wire I will need to run? Thanks
 
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The answer depends on what size breaker you plan on for feeding the panel. Will you be feeding it 100 amps or something less?
 
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Old 03-25-06, 09:29 AM
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Yes, I will be feeding it with 100amps
 
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#3 THHN copper conductors
 
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#4 copper or #2 aluminum.





(#3 copper is always okay. #4 is okay in most jurisdictions.)
 
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