This is true of all tubs, all brands - a 110 volt tub needs a 20A dedicated circuit, which really should be run with oversize wiring right from the get go. They will draw around 14 Amps, and they will exceed that for a split second as the jet motor starts up.
Can I use a 50 amp breaker for a 40 Amp hot tub?
The 50A size is more common for spa tubs than 40A so if you ever want to replace this one youd have a better chance of being able to re-use the wiring. As specd a 32A load can be installed on a 40A circuit, so you would have been ok with that.
How many amps does a 120V hot tub use?
120V Plug & Play Spas This circuit must be on a 20 AMP BREAKER. These spas come with a GFCI protected plug that should be plugged into a standard dedicated outlet as mentioned above. OUTLET SHOULD BE WITHIN 5-10 FEET OF THE SPA for use with supplied cord.
What size breaker do I need for a 32 amp hot tub?
For a 32AMP hot tub, 6mm² 3-core SWA cable is needed and a 10mm² 3-core SWA cable is perfectly suitable for a 40AMP Hot Tub. An IP65 45AMP Rotary Isolator Switch is also recommended so that the hot tub can be isolated outdoors in an emergency or for service work.
What size breaker do I need for a 40 amp hot tub?
There must be a GFCI disconnect breaker panel at least 5′ from spa and within line of site of spa. Most spas will run effectively on a 50amp 2 pole main circuit breaker. Some spa manufacturers require a 60amp breaker.
How much does it cost to run a 110v hot tub?
Your hot tub electricity cost depends on a few factors: unit price per kilowatt hour, the temperature you heat the hot tub to and how often the tub is used. In advanced testing, we have found that it typically costs less than $1 per day to run a hot tub, with more recent spa models hovering around $23 per month.
Can a hot tub be next to House?
HOT TUB PLACEMENT CONSIDERATIONS. Your hot tub can be placed just about anywhere—outdoors or even indoors when practical. You can put it on a deck, patio, rooftop entertaining area, or even under a gazebo.