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why neutrals and grounds are separated in a subpanel

Why Neutrals And Grounds Are Separated In A Subpanel?

When wiring a subpanel, it is important to understand why the grounds and neutrals must be separated. The National Electric Code (NEC) set forth in 2008 mandates that the grounds and neutrals must be isolated for safety reasons. This article will examine why separation is necessary, when it is necessary, and what other considerations must …

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how to wire a 100 amp sub panel from a 200 amp main panel

How To Wire A 100 AMP Subpanel From A 200 AMP Main Panel?

Are you wanting to expand your home’s electrical capacity by adding a 100 amp sub panel to an existing 200 amp main panel? **Important Note**: As an experienced electrician at Steven Gratingy Electric serving Santa Barbara, Ca who knows the hazards of working with electricity, I would like to warn you against doing this yourself. …

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can any electrician install a ev charger

Can Any Electrician Install An EV Charger?

A charger at home is essential for those who own electric vehicles (EVs). And although EV technology has become increasingly common, the installation process of a home charger still requires specialized knowledge and equipment. But if it’s your first time considering a charger installation, you might be wondering: can any electrician install an EV Charger? …

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Difference between Main Panel and Subpanel

What Is the Difference Between a Main Panel and a Subpanel?

The main difference between main panels and subpanels is their location and the number of circuits they supply. Main panels are the central point of electricity distribution, while subpanels are secondary points used to supply electricity to specific areas. Main panels typically have more circuits than subpanels, and are located near the main electrical service …

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Should I Charge My EV Every Night Can I Leave My EV Plugged In Overnight

Should I Charge My EV Every Night? Can I Leave My EV Plugged In Overnight?

At Sgelectricsb, we often times get asked, “Can I leave my EV plugged in overnight?” and “Should I charge my EV every night?” after installing their Ev Charger. So we decided to make a blog post to answer those questions! IS IT HARMFUL TO LEAVE YOUR EV PLUGGED IN ALL THE TIME? Leaving your EV …

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ceiling fan wobble dangerous

Why does my ceiling fan wobble dangerous – ( Guide & Fix )

Is ceiling fan shaking dangerous? You know you are in good hands as an expert electrician is answering your question. At Sgelectricsb, we pride ourselves on offering high-quality electrical services in Santa Barbara; ceiling fan service is one of our services. So often, our customers ask us about the ceiling fan and how to fix …

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