Understanding the information on equipment nameplates is essential to properly evaluate an air conditioner or heat pump installation. This understanding simplifies the selection of the correct branch-circuit conductor size, the type and rating of the overcurrent protection device, and the size of the disconnecting means.
In continuing the task of locating and inspecting homes wired with Cu-Clad BCBW, D’Agostino solicited the assistance of Mr. John Yeamans, a long-time resident of Farmingville, NY, and a local real-estate agent serving all of Long Island.
My accomplices and I have made up a mock service diagram to be used in an educational program. The electrical service is rated 4000 amps at 120/208 volts. We are supplying the service equipment with 12 sets of 600 kcmil aluminum type THWN per phase.
Photons (solar energy from sunlight) hit a PV module and electrons (electrical energy) come out. The amount of electricity (volts and amps) a PV module will produce is proportional to the amount of sunlight shining on the module (more is better),