On Friday, June 8, 2018 at 3:06:51 PM UTC-4, condo owner wrote:
Gol Darned Dishwasher, obviously.
Turn it off and see if the dishwasher still works.
I dunno about the other one. If it's two breakers linked, it's for a 240 V circuit, which usually means a clothes dryer, range, hot water heater, AC unit, something like that.
What country, what size breakers? (15 A? 40 A?)
Nope, nothing specific comes to mind on that either..."convenience",
Then again, we don't know what amenities may be in the building, to try
to match up; that there are two means something more generic likely
unless is 240V ganged but that's not all that common any more; generally
use the dualpole breaker.
Two breakers are labelled "DRYER"
Two breakers are labelled "A/C"
Two breakers are labelled "RNG"
Two breakers are labelled "KIT"
One breaker is labelled "WASHER"
One breaker is labelled "GD DW"
One breaker is labelled "GARAGE"
Four breakers are labelled "CONV"
What does "CONV" stand for?
On 06/08/2018 07:17 PM, Clare Snyder wrote:
"Convenience circuits": Those installed in strange ways (for example, I
know of a house where the outlet behind the refrigerator is the only
thing on that circuit, except for the bathroom light) because it's
convenient for the electrician :-)
"God is dead, but fifty thousand social workers have risen to take his
place." [J.D. McCoughey]
FOUR breakers in a house labelec converter?? Hardly.
Believe me - it's "convenience". My dad was an electrician.
Law requires all breakers to be labelled.
"Convenience" is a generic label that passes inspection although it
does not identify the location or composition - outlets vs lights.
Used to make Pops fume when he saw them when he was on a service call
- he has to trace the circuits to figure out where to start
troubleshooting if there was a dead kight or outlet.
After 30 years of ownership I still don't know which breaker goes to
exactly what in our Memphis property . However , the new house we're
building has everything well labeled , like "OL S/E LR" which would be
outlets on the south and east walls of the living room .
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