Boiler room and boiler wiring


Old 09-17-13, 01:10 AM
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Boiler room and boiler wiring

I am installing new wiring for my boiler/boiler room and wanted to know what is common. Here are some questions that I have...

I have 6 (115v, 0.65amp) circulator pumps, 1 boiler control, 1 boiler(of course) and 2 lights with a receptacle

1. how many circuits should I have and what should be connected together
2. should a have a small load center (maybe 2 breaker) in the boiler room

All comments are appreciated, thanks
Old 09-17-13, 01:55 AM
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Absolute minimum of two circuits. The boiler needs to be a dedicated circuit. I prefer the pumps to be on a separate circuit but most commonly they are also on the boiler circuit. Second circuit for the lights and receptacles but again, I like to have lights and receptacles on different circuits.

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Old 09-17-13, 10:44 AM
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There's no apparent reason to install a subpanel in your boiler room. Is there a particular reason you were thinking of doing that?

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