water heater wiring


Old 06-08-06, 09:54 PM
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water heater wiring

I want to install a 4500 watt water heater 30 feet from the breaker panel. What size wire is recommended? Is 30 amp breaker sufficient?
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Old 06-08-06, 11:15 PM
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30A and #10 copper wire would be standard for that.

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