Home Wiring Plan Lab

(30pts)

 

Challenge:
To design an AC wiring diagram for a single-story home.

Minimum Home Specifications:

Kitchen

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1 Light Fixture w/ Switch

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3 Dedicated 120/240V Appliance Receptacles (Dishwasher, Fridge, & Oven)

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2 120V Duplex Receptacles in Series

Living Room

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1 Light Fixture w/ 2 Switches

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2 120V Duplex Receptacles in Series

Dining Room

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1 Light Fixture w/ 2 Switches

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2 120V Duplex Receptacles in Series

Bedroom

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1 Light Fixture w/ Switch

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2 120V Duplex Receptacles in Series

Bathroom

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1 Light Fixture w/ Switch

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1 GFCI Receptacle

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Exhaust Fan w/ Switch

Master Bedroom

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1 Light Fixture w/ Switch

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2 120V Duplex Receptacles in Series

Master Bathroom

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1 Light Fixture w/ Switch

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2 GFCI Receptacles

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Exhaust Fan w/ Switch

Laundry Room

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1 Light Fixture w/ Switch

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2 120/240-Volt Appliance Receptacles

Water Heater in Laundry Room

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240 Volt Appliance Receptacle on Separate Circuit

External Receptacles/Fixtures

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2 Light Fixtures w/ Ganged Interior Switches

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1 GFCI External Receptacle

Main Circuit Panel

External Electric Meter

External Ground

Requirements:

  1. Draw a labeled scaled diagram of the home showing rooms, doors, windows, sinks, tubs, etc.

  2. Mark the location of all switches, receptacles, light fixtures, main service panel, and permanent appliances using appropriate symbols.

  3. Draw cable runs between devices.  Indicate the amperage of each circuit.  Use a different color for each circuit.

  4. Identify the wattages for light fixtures and permanent appliances.

  5. Evaluate the electrical loads for each circuit and design your main circuit panel accordingly.

  6. Include a separate diagram of your main service panel and label each circuit breaker function and amperage rating.

  7. Include a list of materials on a separate page.

  8. Have Fun!!!