breaker box change

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Old 03-04-02, 07:34 AM
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breaker box change

can a 100amp breaker box be replaced to a 200amp box without making any other changes?
 
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Old 03-04-02, 08:03 AM
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Yes, certainly. I assume "without making any other changes" means that you will still have a 100-amp main breaker in that 200-amp panel. If not, then the answer is "maybe". Consult with your power company.
 
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Old 03-04-02, 04:01 PM
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If the conductors supplying the new panel are rated at 100amps. then the conductors must terminate on a 100 amp. breaker in the new panel if the condutors go directly to the utility meter. If the conductors are already protected by a 100 amp breaker at the point from where they feed from before they reach the new panel then they can terminate on the main lugs of the new panel.We presume the new panel DOES NOT have a 200amp Main Breaker.
 
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