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International Residential Code 2018 (IRC 2018)

Part I — Administrative

Part II — Definitions

Part III — Building Planning and Construction

Part IV — Energy Conservation

Part V — Mechanical

Part VI — Fuel Gas

Part VII — Plumbing

Part VIII — Electrical

Part IX — Referenced Standards

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Chapter 37 Branch Circuit and Feeder Requirements

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Electrical requirements under the scope of this subcode shall be regulated by the electrical subcode, N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.16.

Section E3701 General

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E3701.1 Scope

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E3701.2 Branch-Circuit and Feeder Ampacity

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E3701.3 Selection of Ampacity

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E3701.4 Branch Circuits With More Than One Receptacle

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E3701.5 Multiwire Branch Circuits

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E3701.5.1 Disconnecting Means

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E3701.5.2 Grouping

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Section E3702 Branch Circuit Ratings

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E3702.1 Branch-Circuit Voltage Limitations

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E3702.2 Branch-Circuit Ampere Rating

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E3702.3 Fifteen- And 20-Ampere Branch Circuits

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E3702.4 Thirty-Ampere Branch Circuits

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E3702.5 Branch Circuits Serving Multiple Loads or Outlets

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E3702.6 Branch Circuits Serving a Single Motor

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E3702.7 Branch Circuits Serving Motor-Operated and Combination Loads

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E3702.8 Branch-Circuit Inductive and LED Lighting Loads

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E3702.9 Branch-Circuit Load for Ranges and Cooking Appliances

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E3702.9.1 Minimum Branch Circuit for Ranges

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E3702.10 Branch Circuits Serving Heating Loads

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E3702.11 Branch Circuits for Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Equipment

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E3702.12 Branch Circuits Serving Room Air Conditioners

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E3702.12.1 Where No Other Loads Are Supplied

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E3702.12.2 Where Lighting Units or Other Appliances Are Also Supplied

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E3702.13 Electric Vehicle Branch Circuit

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E3702.14 Branch-Circuit Requirement—Summary

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Section E3703 Required Branch Circuits

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E3703.1 Branch Circuits for Heating

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E3703.2 Kitchen and Dining Area Receptacles

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E3703.3 Laundry Circuit

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E3703.4 Bathroom Branch Circuits

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E3703.5 Garage Branch Circuits

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E3703.6 Number of Branch Circuits

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E3703.7 Branch-Circuit Load Proportioning

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Section E3704 Feeder Requirements

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E3704.1 Conductor Size

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E3704.2 Feeder Loads

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E3704.3 Feeder Neutral Load

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E3704.4 Lighting and General Use Receptacle Load

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E3704.5 Ampacity and Calculated Loads

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E3704.6 Equipment Grounding Conductor

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Section E3705 Conductor Sizing and Overcurrent Protection

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E3705.1 General

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E3705.2 Correction Factor for Ambient Temperatures

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E3705.3 Adjustment Factor for Conductor Proximity

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E3705.4 Temperature Limitations

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E3705.4.1 Conductors Rated 60°C

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E3705.4.2 Conductors Rated 75°C

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E3705.4.3 Separately Installed Pressure Connectors

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E3705.4.4 Conductors of Type NM Cable

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E3705.4.5 Conductors of Type SE Cable

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E3705.5 Overcurrent Protection Required

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E3705.5.1 Cords

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E3705.5.2 Overcurrent Devices of the Next Higher Rating

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E3705.5.3 Small Conductors

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E3705.5.4 Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Equipment

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E3705.6 Fuses and Fixed Trip Circuit Breakers

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E3705.7 Location of Overcurrent Devices in or on Premises

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E3705.8 Ready Access for Occupants

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E3705.9 Enclosures for Overcurrent Devices

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Section E3706 Panelboards

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E3706.1 Panelboard Rating

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E3706.2 Panelboard Circuit Identification

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E3706.3 Panelboard Overcurrent Protection

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E3706.4 Grounded Conductor Terminations

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E3706.5 Back-Fed Devices

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