Baseboard heaters

Old 11-06-01, 11:44 AM
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I am hooking up baseboard heaters in my home, but am having troulble getting info on the max number of heaters I can connect. I am using 220 Volts, 20 Amps circuits, and want to know thw max watts I should connect. One person told me 2700, antother 1500. I could sure use some help!!
Old 11-06-01, 04:52 PM
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240 volts at 20 amps produces 4800 watts. Since these heaters would be considered a continuous load, you should limit yourself to 80% of that, or 3840 watts.

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