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can a 15 amp breaker be wired to a12-2 wiring

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Posted 2013-12-02T15:20:53+0000  by barbarabratton barbarabratton
 

Yup.   You can generally go up in wire size (the smaller the gauge # of the wire, the larger the diameter of the wire) but not down.  So you can use 12 gauge wire on a 15 amp circuit but you can't use 14 gauge wire on a 20 amp circuit.

Posted 2013-12-02T23:35:57+0000  by Adam444
 
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