2 edition of Electricity in the home found in the catalog.
Electricity in the home
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An electrical circuit is a continuous loop. Household circuits carry electricity from the main service panel, throughout the house, and back to the main service panel. Several switches, receptacles, light fixtures, or appliances may be connected to a single circuit.
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Three main lines (older houses may have two) are responsible for supplying / volts AC (alternating current) to your : Fix-It Club.Typically, electricity usage will peak in the summer (due to air conditioning load).
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