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Wire Size Chart

What is the difference between Copper and Aluminum wiring?
What is the average amps needed for general use?
What if I want to increase the electrical power to my home?
 

Generation 3 Electric specializes in residential electrical services. We can evaluate your home and recommend the right power needed for your electrical use. A typical residential building uses 15 or 20 amps for general electrical purposes (ie. appliances, lights, computers, entertainment equipment). However, older buildings were not wired for all of the additional computer and entertainment equipment the 21st century homeowner is accustomed to using in their homes. Plus, many business people often work from their homes which increases the power usage. 

But what about Watts, Volts and Amps?
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For more information on the difference between amperage and current, see chart below...
electrical wire size chart 

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About Generation 3 Electric

Generation 3 Electric has been servicing the electrical needs of the Philadelphia metro area for three generations. We were voted Philadelphia Magazine's 2012 Best Electrician. Our trained electricians understand any issues you have with the electric in your Philly home. Our technicians specialize in repairing, updating and servicing your homes electrical wiring and lighting for indoor and outdoor residential buildings. They are trained to always respect your home and be mindful of your time. Your 100% satisfaction is our goal. Generation 3 Electric is fully licensed and insured. You will never get a machine when calling our office; a friendly voice will always be there to assist you. Gen3 is also a 203k certified contractor, the only one in Philadelphia. To learn more, contact us today.
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