Re: NEC's definition of "dedicated"
There is no NEC requirement that requires a gas stove to have a dedicated circuit.
Originally posted by Chris Thorne:
A colleague just stumped me with a question. He asked about NEC for a kitchen outlet to serve the ancillary electrics of a gas range.
I said, "Major appliance? If memory serves, code should be for a 20A dedicated circuit."
There is also no rule that requires a dedicated circuit for a "major appliance".
Generally you would size the circuit for the load to be served.
The gas range receptacle can be fed from the required kitchen small appliance branch circuits.
I don't see a defintion for dedicated circuit in the NEC. I do see individual branch circuit which says "A branch circuit that supplies only one utilization equipment"
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