Professional Home Inspector April 2018

APR
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PROFESSIONAL HOME INSPECTOR

April 2018

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David Clark

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This Month's Tech Tip:

Is That Circuit Breaker Really Double "Tapped"?

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This Month's Tech Tip:

Is That Circuit Breaker Really Double "Tapped"?

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This term is quite universal when it comes to home inspectors. I don’t think there is a week that goes by that I do not see double tapped circuit breakers. Many home inspectors call this out as a defect, which in many cases is. Just because two branch circuits are connected to one single pole circuit breaker that does not mean it is unsafe or a “violation”. Square D manufactures a circuit breaker (in the picture above) that is made to accept two branch circuits. Notice the marking on the breaker indicating that it can accept two copper conductors, however only one aluminum. There may also be a marking on the side indicating the maximum size conductor (copper / aluminum) for the breaker. A home inspector will more than likely not be able to see that during a home inspection unless it is the last breaker in the panel. There are also breakers that may be able to accept different wire sizes. The manufacture guidelines should be referenced. We should also be concerned with the proper amperage rating and conductor size. Here are other issues a home inspector should be looking for when inspecting double tapped circuit breakers: MORE……

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