|« Air Conditioners and Electric Voltage Converters||Electrical Requirements for Window Air Conditioners »|
230 Volt Air Conditioner Wiring
By Dave Rongey - Summary:|
Is there any kind of adapter that will allow me to plug my new 230-volt 15 amp AC into my existing 220-volt 20 volt plug…
Electrical Question from Lori about 220 Volt Air Conditioning Wiring
Background: Lori, a Homeowner from Chicago, IL
Additional Comments: It’s excellent!
Thanks for your electrical question Lori.
Hey Lori, let’s get you cooled down! All that is needed is to convert the existing circuit from 20 amp to a 15 amp. This involves replacing the 2-pole 20 amp circuit breaker with a 2-pole 15 amp circuit breaker and replacing the 20 amp outlet with the appropriate 15 amp 220 volt female outlet that matches the male plug that came with the air conditioner.
The Following links will assist you with your electrical question:
For more information about 220 Volt Wiring Diagram
220 Volt Wiring Diagram
This link is helpful as a Homeowner
Make sure not to miss these Resources for: How-To-Videos
Be Careful and Be Safe – Never Work on Energized Circuits!
For Best Results Consult a Licensed Electrical Contractor.
Locate An Electrical Contractor in Your Area
|« Variable Frequency Drive Controllers||Light Fixture Control Wiring Options »|
Learn How to Wire it Right with my
Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring
Perfect for Homeowners, Students,
Handyman, Handywomen, and Electricians
Wiring GFCI Outlets
Wiring Home Electrical Circuits
120 Volt and 240 Volt Outlet Circuits
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Electric Range
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Dryer Cord and Dryer Outlet
Troubleshooting and Repair Electrical Wiring
Wiring Methods for Upgrading Electrical Wiring
Electrical Codes for Home Electrical Wiring
....and much more.
» Click here to learn more about Home Electrical Wiring «
Be Careful and Be Safe - Never Work on Energized Circuits!
Consult your Local Building Department about Permits and Inspections for all projects.