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Old 06-24-2014, 11:54 AM   #1
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What size wiring for water heater?

Currently running wire for appliances/outlets in the Bambi II. I have dedicated circuits with 12/2 wire for the AC, microwave, and refrigerator.

Can I run 14/2 for the water heater? I am not even sure if I will have an electric water heater from the get-go but I want a line for it when/if I do.



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Old 06-24-2014, 04:02 PM   #2
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They're 1400 watts which technically is within the 12 amp limit for 14 gauge wire. I ran 12 gauge wire for mine.
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