Sub Panel or More wire??

bwaldrep67August 6, 2014

Getting ready to finish out a basement. I have 2- 200 amp panels in the garage(basement), but due to code restrictions the garage had to be drywalled before closing. So now I am faced with either having to snake a bunch of wires through the ceiling or run one line to a sub panel in the basement, and from there run my wires for switches,receptacles, etc. Good plan or bad plan? Also does it matter where I position the sub panel, ie. outside wall or interior wall? Thanks

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Ron Natalie

Either method is acceptable. It makes no difference what wall the panel is on as long as the space in front of it is clear.

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