What size wire do I need for 125 amp panel?

Service or Feeder Rating Copper Conductors Aluminum or Copper-Clad Aluminum
100 Amps #4 AWG #2 AWG
125 Amps #2 AWG #1/0 AWG
150 Amps #1 AWG #2/0 AWG

What breakers work in an Eaton panel?

Designed to fit virtually any panel Eaton’s UL classified breakers are designed and tested to be both mechanically and electrically interchangeable with circuit breakers manufactured by General Electric, Thomas & Betts, ITE/Siemens, Murray, Crouse-Hinds, and Square D.

What is a 125 amp breaker used for?

This 120/240 volt GE 125 amp, double pole, thick series replacement circuit breaker is used in a General Electric load center and/or used for feeding Sub-Feed Panel Boxes.

Can I use a 125 amp panel with 100 amp service?

No. The meter base is only rated for 100 amps. Most likely the wire between the meter and the panel is also only rated for 100 amps.

Can I use a GE breaker in an Eaton panel?

TLDR: They’re all wrong. Swap with a GE or classified breaker (e.g. Eaton CL not BR).

Are Eaton BR and Square D breakers compatible?

Find Old and Obsolete Eaton and Westinghouse Breakers While you now know that Eaton breakers, Westinghouse breakers, Square D breakers, and Cutler-Hammer breakers are largely compatible, you still need to find the exact models you need for your facility.

What is an Eaton breaker?

Eaton’s low and medium-voltage circuit breakers provide premium protection for overheating wires, overloads and short circuits in residential, commercial, industrial and hazardous area applications.

How many amps does a 3 bedroom house need?

In a modern 3-4 bedroom home, the average demand works out around 80-100 Amps.