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Hi Erik, thanks for your question. Section 220.55 and the application of Table 220.55 are limited to the following household cooking appliances:
- Household electric ranges
- Wall-mounted ovens
- Counter-mounted cooking units
- Other household cooking appliances rated in excess of 1¾ kW.
Note 4 provides some specific conditional requirements for certain applications:
- It permits the branch-circuit load for one (1) range to be calculated using Table 220.55.
- It specifies that the load of one (1) wall mounted oven or one (1) counter-mounted cooking unit shall be determined by the nameplate value.
- It permits the load for one (1) counter-mounted cooking unit, and not more than two (2) wall-mounted oven(s), all supplied from a single branch circuit and located in the same room to be calculated by adding all of the nameplate values together and treating that value as a single electric range.
Note 4 can only be applied using the combinations listed in the note.
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