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My House Electrical System<br />Adam Knebel<br />ECDM Spring 2009<br />
House History <br />Built in Hopkins in 1940<br />We bought it in 2005<br />Needed electrical updates<br />60 amp converte...
My Electrical Project<br />I learned the process of doing an electrical project.<br />Designed the system<br />Got a permi...
Updates That I Made<br />Moved the Service Drop and Panel to the basement<br />Grounding Electrode System<br />Ran all new...
Service Drop<br />Excel Energy Transformer<br />Service Drop<br />Service Drop Connections<br />
Service Entrance<br />Service Raceway to Meter Box and Building Entrance<br />Meter Box with Meter <br />
Load Center<br />Point of Entrance with LB<br />Outside of Breaker Panel<br />Inside of Breaker Panel<br />Goop to prevent...
Service Connections<br />Service Entrance Conductors Terminated to 200 Amp Main Breaker<br />Ground bus and breaker termin...
Breaker Types<br />15 Amp Circuit Breakers<br />20 Amp Circuit Breakers<br />Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter Breakers<br />1...
Grounding Electrode System<br />Grounding Rod<br />Panel Connections<br />Grounding Bus<br />Main Bonding Jumper<br />Grou...
Devices Installed<br />20 Amp GFCI<br />Receptacle<br />15 Amp Receptacle<br />20 Amp Receptacle<br />Outdoor <br />15 Amp...
Devices Installed<br />Single Pole Wall Switch<br />Dimmer Wall Switch<br />Two Wall Switches in Double Gang Box<br />Comb...
Devices Installed<br />Ceiling Mounted Lighting<br />Ceiling Fan Lighting<br />Recessed Lighting<br />Accent Lighting<br /...
Special Outlet Locations<br />Two 20Amp Circuits Serving Kitchen Counter<br />Receptacle For Holiday Lighting<br />Recepta...
Other Miscellaneous Devices<br />J-Boxes and Doorbell Transformer<br />A/C and Furnace Blower<br />Garage Door Opener<br /...
Smoke/CO/Gas Detectors<br />These are battery operated.<br />New Construction requires hardwired units.<br />CO & Natural ...
Communications Circuits<br />Service Entrance for Phone & Cable<br />Demarcation Block for Phone<br />Communications Head-...
Communications Circuits<br />Satellite Dish<br />HDTV Antenna<br />Voice/Data & TV Plate<br />Satellite Splitter<br />
House Circuit Schedule<br />
Breaker Panel Schedule<br />
Lower Level Floor Plan<br />
Lower Level Ceiling Plan<br />
Main Level Floor Plan<br />
Main Level Ceiling Plan<br />
Upper Level Floor Plan<br />
Kitchen Sectional View<br />
Kitchen 3D View<br />
Bathroom 3D View<br />
Future Projects<br />Most Likely<br />Add a Lower Level Bathroom <br />Add a Lower Level Bedroom<br />Water Softener<br />...
Unlikely but typical in other homes<br />Electrical for Water Heater<br />Electric Range<br />Electric Dryer<br />Security...
You are only limited to your imagination… and your bank account.<br />House Wide and Outdoor Sound Systems<br />TV locatio...
Any Questions?<br />
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  1. 1. My House Electrical System<br />Adam Knebel<br />ECDM Spring 2009<br />
  2. 2. House History <br />Built in Hopkins in 1940<br />We bought it in 2005<br />Needed electrical updates<br />60 amp converted to 100 amp<br />2 prong outlets<br />Not enough outlets and lights<br />No grounding electrode system<br />Unplugged the computer and it killed the fridge<br />I decided to Rewire the House<br />
  3. 3. My Electrical Project<br />I learned the process of doing an electrical project.<br />Designed the system<br />Got a permit<br />Did the work in about 7 months<br />Had a rough in inspection<br />Made the terminations<br />Had a final inspection<br />Ultimately led me to the ECDM program<br />
  4. 4. Updates That I Made<br />Moved the Service Drop and Panel to the basement<br />Grounding Electrode System<br />Ran all new wire<br />Replaced all Outlets and Fixtures<br />Added Outlets, Lights, and Circuits<br />Used J-Boxes to do things in phases<br />
  5. 5. Service Drop<br />Excel Energy Transformer<br />Service Drop<br />Service Drop Connections<br />
  6. 6. Service Entrance<br />Service Raceway to Meter Box and Building Entrance<br />Meter Box with Meter <br />
  7. 7. Load Center<br />Point of Entrance with LB<br />Outside of Breaker Panel<br />Inside of Breaker Panel<br />Goop to prevent moisture<br />
  8. 8. Service Connections<br />Service Entrance Conductors Terminated to 200 Amp Main Breaker<br />Ground bus and breaker terminations<br />
  9. 9. Breaker Types<br />15 Amp Circuit Breakers<br />20 Amp Circuit Breakers<br />Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter Breakers<br />15 Amp Double Pole Breaker<br />
  10. 10. Grounding Electrode System<br />Grounding Rod<br />Panel Connections<br />Grounding Bus<br />Main Bonding Jumper<br />Grounding Electrode Conductor<br />External Grounding Bus<br />Water Pipe Connections<br />Pipe Clamps<br />
  11. 11. Devices Installed<br />20 Amp GFCI<br />Receptacle<br />15 Amp Receptacle<br />20 Amp Receptacle<br />Outdoor <br />15 Amp GFCI Receptacle With Cover<br />
  12. 12. Devices Installed<br />Single Pole Wall Switch<br />Dimmer Wall Switch<br />Two Wall Switches in Double Gang Box<br />Combination and Single Switch in Double Gang Box<br />Switch and Receptacle in Double Gang Box<br />
  13. 13. Devices Installed<br />Ceiling Mounted Lighting<br />Ceiling Fan Lighting<br />Recessed Lighting<br />Accent Lighting<br />Outdoor Motion Lighting<br />
  14. 14. Special Outlet Locations<br />Two 20Amp Circuits Serving Kitchen Counter<br />Receptacle For Holiday Lighting<br />Receptacle for Future Flat Panel TV Location<br />Switched Split Wired Receptacle<br />Ceiling Receptacles<br />
  15. 15. Other Miscellaneous Devices<br />J-Boxes and Doorbell Transformer<br />A/C and Furnace Blower<br />Garage Door Opener<br />Programmable Thermostat<br />Bath Fan<br />
  16. 16. Smoke/CO/Gas Detectors<br />These are battery operated.<br />New Construction requires hardwired units.<br />CO & Natural Gas Combination Detector<br />Smoke & CO Combination Detector<br />Simple Smoke Detector<br />
  17. 17. Communications Circuits<br />Service Entrance for Phone & Cable<br />Demarcation Block for Phone<br />Communications Head-End<br />Punch Down Block<br />Wireless Internet Router<br />Internet Modem<br />
  18. 18. Communications Circuits<br />Satellite Dish<br />HDTV Antenna<br />Voice/Data & TV Plate<br />Satellite Splitter<br />
  19. 19. House Circuit Schedule<br />
  20. 20. Breaker Panel Schedule<br />
  21. 21. Lower Level Floor Plan<br />
  22. 22. Lower Level Ceiling Plan<br />
  23. 23. Main Level Floor Plan<br />
  24. 24. Main Level Ceiling Plan<br />
  25. 25. Upper Level Floor Plan<br />
  26. 26. Kitchen Sectional View<br />
  27. 27. Kitchen 3D View<br />
  28. 28. Bathroom 3D View<br />
  29. 29. Future Projects<br />Most Likely<br />Add a Lower Level Bathroom <br />Add a Lower Level Bedroom<br />Water Softener<br />Possibly<br />Detached Garage<br />Finish Attic to make Master Bedroom<br />Remodel Kitchen, Dining, and Living Rooms<br />Add a Garbage Disposal and Dishwasher<br />
  30. 30. Unlikely but typical in other homes<br />Electrical for Water Heater<br />Electric Range<br />Electric Dryer<br />Security System<br />Backup Power Generator<br />Hardwired Fire Alarms<br />Will probably need to add some if I add rooms<br />Future Projects<br />
  31. 31. You are only limited to your imagination… and your bank account.<br />House Wide and Outdoor Sound Systems<br />TV locations (Bathroom, Kitchen)<br />Control Systems<br />Indoor and Outdoor Lighting Control<br />Window Shade Control<br />Temperature and Humidity Control<br />Audio/Video and Home Theater Control<br />Irrigation Systems<br />Anything with an electrical component can be set to a timer or control panel<br />
  32. 32. Any Questions?<br />

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