© React unload scriptSep 13, 2002 · NEC 210.23(A)(1) doesn’t help – it just tells me that I can’t plug an 18 amp heater into a 20 amp receptacle, even if it is a dedicated branch circuit supplying only that one receptacle. It does not, however, forbid me to plug two 9 amp heaters into two receptacles across the same room, if both receptacles are on the same branch circuit.

Aug 14, 2020 · If you’re figuring the number of outlets for a 20 amp circuit, it’s natural to try to calculate it this way: 1.5 amps X 13 devices = 19.5 amps. The result of 19.5 amps is under 20 amps, so that should be safe, right? That’s not the case. The National Electrical Code doesn’t put a number limit on the outlets you can install on a 20 amp ...