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Water Heater With Electric Plug from Factory

Erich_3
Erich_3 Member Posts: 135
Is a domestic water heater (DWH) with an electric cord with a standard 120 volt 3 prong plug an approved method of connecting to the electric supply. I was thinking that BX or conduit was the correct method.

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  • Big Ed_4
    Big Ed_4 Member Posts: 2,695
    Maybe...

    ... A small 15amp unit in a cabnet. In a boiler room depends on local codes.....
    I have enough experience to know , that I dont know it all
  • Erich_3
    Erich_3 Member Posts: 135
    On Demand Toyotomi

    It is an on demand oil fired Toyotomi. Maximum 120 watts usage. Does it need to be connected to an emergency shut off switch? New York state is the location.
  • Big Ed_4
    Big Ed_4 Member Posts: 2,695
    Electrical

    Should be wired on the load side of remote emergancy switch, single circirt with boiler. A service switch on unit. Thin wall to unit. And depends on location ,BX to wire unit.
    I have enough experience to know , that I dont know it all
  • Erich_3
    Erich_3 Member Posts: 135
    Which Code?

    Can someone point me towards the applicable code? Thanks.
  • Big Ed_4
    Big Ed_4 Member Posts: 2,695
    Code Book

    Check your local library for the New York electrical code book. Then call your town and see if they supersede the NY code.
    I have enough experience to know , that I dont know it all
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