Disconnecting Hermetic Refrigerant Motor-Compressors

A disconnecting means that serves a hermetic refrigerant motor-compressor shall have an ampere rating of at least ____% of the nameplate rated-load current or branch-circuit selection current, whichever is greater.

a) 80
b) 100
c) 115
d) 125

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: c) 115

Air-conditioning and refrigeration requirements can be found in Art. 440 of the 2011 NEC. The rules for disconnecting hermeti

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