Code Q&A: Additional Branch Circuit Requirements for Dwelling Units

Code Q&A: Additional Branch Circuit Requirements for Dwelling Units

NEC guidelines for branch circuit requirements for dwelling units

Q. In addition to the general lighting circuits and those provided to supply specific loads, what other specific branch circuits are required for a dwelling unit?

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A. You are also required to provide small-appliance branch circuits, a laundry branch circuit, and a bathroom circuit.

Small-appliance branch circuits — Two or more 20A, 120V small-appliance receptacle branch circuits are required for th

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