How do I determine the age of an electrical panel?
Saturday, March 27, 2021
There is usually a serial number code or date code on a sticker inside the panel door or panel box interior of the load center. Sometimes it’s just stamped on the box itself. Each manufacturer has their own code and some of them, like Square D, have changed their encoding system over the years. Here’s links to our articles about about the manufacturers we have been able to decode:
Also see our blog post How do I find out the manufacturer of an electrical panel?
To find the age of other home components, go to How can I find out the age of a roof? and How do I determine the age of my air conditioner? and How do I determine the age of my water heater? For life expectancies, visit What is the average life expectancy of the components of a house?
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