How many light fixture can be on 14-gauge wire?

Answer Fourteen-gauge wire is rated for 15 amps and 1,800 watts. Maximum continuous loads are calculated at 80 percent. Eighty percent of 1,800 is 1,440 watts. If you use 100-watt light bulbs, you should ... Read More »

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