What Are Branch Circuits?

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Your home's electrical system begins with main service wires that enter your home from an overhead utility line or underground feeder wires and connect to the main service panel, usually located in a utility space. Up to this point, the system hardware belongs to a power utility company. But from the main service panel, the current is divided into individual branch circuits, each of which is controlled by a separate circuit breaker.

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Original Article Source Credits:   The Spruce , https://www.thespruce.com/

Article Written By:  Timothy Thiele

Original Article Posted on:  09/17/20

Link to Original Article:  https://www.thespruce.com/what-are-branch-circuits-1152751



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