I have a customer who has a 400 amp service thats split to 2 200 amp main panels. Find the square d by schneider electric 400 amp 30 space 40 circuit dual main breaker outdoor load center 52179 type a l hub features a 4 jaw ring type meter socket at the home depot.
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400 amp service with 2 200 amp panels. On the inside wall 2 away from the meter will be a 200 amp panel with a main in it. Most of the wiring diagrams i have seen recommend installing 2 200 amp breakers off the meter panel and sending them to the 2 200 amp main lug breaker panels. What size wire do you need for grounding the ground rod to sub panel.
I am upgrading a 200 amp service to a 320 amp meter and adding a 2nd 200 amp panel. Thanks in advance for your responses. Answered by a verified electrician.
Ok just below the meter on the outside of the building im going to install a 200 amp disconnect for the house about 150 away which will have a 200 amp panel in it with a main breaker. I am putting in a 320 amp meter housing with either a 400 amp panel or 2 200 amp panels and have to run the service laterals 200 feetnot sure how to do this most efficiently. Am not sure that 400 amps are needed but the owner hopes to add a shop later and already has two large ac units and two double ovens plannedeverything else is very standard for a 3400 ft house.
Putting in a 400 amp service single phase 240v. Will the nec allow 2 200 amp service panels to be wired from the same meter base in a residence. Answered by a verified electrician.
Wouldnt this configuration allow up to a 400 amp continuous draw on the 320 amp meter and supply lines without protection. Our gas and electric service manual is published for customers architects and contractors in wisconsin and michigan. He wants a transfer switch installed but needs both panels backed up.
On a 300 amp 3 phase service what size copper wire would i feed this with. Would i need to install two separate 200 amp. On a 400 amp service.
Got a 320a meter socket will install on building.
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