16th October 2019


How many watts does it take to run a 13500 BTU air conditioner?

Wattage Chart
Motorhome 5th Wheel and Camp Trailer Roof Top Air ConditionersWatts Required for start upAverage wattage once running
7000 btu RV air conditioner1700600
10,000 btu RV air conditioner2000700
13,500 btu RV air conditioner27501250
15,000 btu RV air conditioner35001500

Beside this, how many watts does a 13500 BTU RV AC use?

Buying a Portable RV Generator
Size of Air ConditionerApproximate Starting WattsApproximate Running Watts
13,500 btu2800-3000W1500-2000W
15,000 btu3300-3500W1300-1800W

How many watts can run on 20 amp 240v?

A 1500 Watt heater will cost the same to run whether it is 120 or 240 Volt. 240 Volt heating circuits are more common because, as the chart shows, you can place more heaters on a 20 Amp 240 Volt circuit (maximum of 3840 Watts) versus a 120 Volt circuit (maximum of 1920 Watts). 6.

What size wire do I need for a 30 amp service?

Wire Gauge and Ampacity
Wire UseRated AmpacityWire Gauge
Electric Clothes Dryers, 220-volt Window Air Conditioners, Built-in Ovens, Electric Water Heaters30 Amps10 Gauge
Cook Tops45 Amps8 Gauge
Electric Furnaces, Large Electric Heaters60 Amps6 Gauge
Electric Furnaces, Large Electric Water Heaters, Sub Panels80 Amps4 Gauge
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