Re: balancing main panel?
To answer your question, no. The slots on each side of the panel alternate between phases, in other words the first, third, fifth, etc on the left side are connected to phase 1 and the second, fourth, sixth, etc on the left side are connected to phase 2. When you install a double 240 volt breaker it takes up two slots one on phase one and one on phase 2 so it makes no difference which side of the panel it is on.
Last edited by JLMCDANIEL; 11-08-2008 at 11:06 PM.
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