How many fluorescent lights can be on a 20 amp circuit?
so with a 20 amp breaker you could supply 48 lights with a 40watt light bulbs and still have a 20% safety margin..
How many lights can you put on a 20 amp circuit in a garage?
10 light fixtures on a 20amp circuit at 32 watts per bulb… and then some.
Can you put lights on a 20 amp circuit?
The National Electrical Code, NEC has no such limitations. Lighting fixtures can be put on any 20 amp circuit except those that are required by code not to have lighting fixtures (washer, kitchen small applicance, and dedicated equipment circuits).
How much can a 20 amp breaker handle?
For standard 120-volt service, a 20-amp breaker can support up to 2,400 watts on a single circuit. However, circuits should not be loaded to greater than 80 percent of their maximum capacity for long periods, which makes 1,920 watts the safe maximum for a 20-amp circuit.
How many fluorescent lights can you put on one circuit?
Re: How many fluorescent light fixtures safely allowed on outlet (32Watt)? Yes you should be able to put 8 of those onto a single circuit and depending on what else you is on the circuit you will will not overload the circuit. And most outlets are rated for 15-amps so you also will not overload the outlet.
How many lights can I put on one circuit?
The main limitation to the number of recessed fixtures you can run at the same time is the rating of the circuit breaker that controls the circuit. Each fixture with a 60-watt incandescent or halogen bulb draws about 1/2 amp, so a 15-amp breaker for a standard lighting circuit would be able to handle 30 of them.