Originally Posted by Airmechanical
that's not how the nameplate works
you may be confusing the min/max circuit ampacity
oh, ya on a normal residential system, the controls are fed from the x-former in the airhandler
the nameplate will list
compressor amp draw
condenser motor amp draw
min. circuit ampacity
max. circuit ampacity
and a few other tid bits
but there is no listing on the nameplate for the sum of the added compressor and condenser amps!
Not all unit tags are the same. Especially older units. Good point though. I take the blame.
Last edited by ckone180; 07-09-2008 at 09:07 PM.
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