Florescent light fixture recessed in a suspended ceiling.Florescent light fixture recessed in a suspended ceiling.
“Ground Fault Interrupter” or “Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter” is a special electrical outlet with its own built in circuit breaker. GFCI outlets are required by code in areas near water, such as kitchens, bathrooms and garages.
When electric service to a home is provided from poles, rather than underground, wires are stretched from the nearest pole to an electrical mast on the home. Before entering the home and energizing the main electrical panel, electricity passes through the electric meter first. "
A unit of electrical current. Electric circuits are rated in AMPs for a given voltage, for example, e.g., “A 110 volt, 15 AMP circuit”. The capacity of the main breaker in a building is the measure of the electrical service, “100 AMP service”. The “AMP draw” of an electrical device can be determined with the formula: [...]