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Equipment & Appliances Circuits

A Dedicated Electrical Circuit is an electrical circuit powering a single outlet, appliance, or piece of equipment. Certain appliances and equipment use more electricity therefore to ensure uninterrupted power and avoid overloading a shared circuit they should be on their own Dedicated Electrical Circuit. Dedicated Electrical Circuits prevent the overloading and overheating of a multi-use circuit.

How do I know if I need a Dedicated Circuit installed?

  • An appliance or piece of equipment has a motor
  • The equipment or appliance is used to heat, freeze, or cool
  • Breakers trip when an appliance or equipment is turned on
  • Lights dim when the appliance or equipment is turned on
  • A Dedicated Circuit is required per the manufactures instructions

Appliances that need a dedicated circuit include:

     Electric Oven   Water Heater
     Electric Stove Top   Jacuzzi Bathtub
     Microwave   Central Vacuum System
     Refrigerator   Pool Equipment
     Freezer   Water Pumps
     Dishwasher   Shop Equipment
     Garbage Disposal   Tanning Bed
     Washing Machine   Exercise Equipment
     Clothes Dryer   Medical Equipment
     Heating & Air Conditioning   Office & Data Equipment