National Electrical Installation Standards

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Question:

When wiring a new construction home is it ok to put the garage outlets and the garage door openers on the same circuit to cover the requirements for one branch circuit in the garage?

Thank you, Justin

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Answer:

Hey Justin thanks for your question. Yes, if the total load of the garage door openers do not exceed 50% of the branch circuit rating as stated in 210.23(A)(2).

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  6. cochin day tour | Dec 22, 2016
    justin, me too have the same doubts. thanks for the answer. it helps me to clear my doubt about this. 
  7. suzuki access | Dec 22, 2016
    good question justin. me too have the same answer preferred here. ie, the total load of the garage door openers do not exceed half of the branch circuit. 

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