WestPro Electrical Services

Hot Tub Electrical Installation Calgary, AB

Considering getting a Hot Tub? Awesome! Before installing your hot tub, Below are a list of things to consider when installing your hot tub.

  • No overhead power lines above within 10 feet of the hot tub.
  • Accessibility to your hot tub equipment panel. (Future maintenance and hook up).
  • The hot tub needs to be placed on a solid & level foundation (It needs to accept the weight of the water and occupants).
  • Ensure the Electrical installation is GFCI protected.


Hot Tub Electrical Hook Up:

While some models can be plugged into a 120V outlet, the majority of the hot tubs most require a hard-wired 240V electrical connection to power the hot tub. Electrical hook up of a hot tub should be carried out by a qualified electrician to properly protect the occupants in the hot tub.

The typical hot tubs specs nowadays require 240V connection with 40-60 Amp dedicated circuit. Wiring required wiring to the tub is usually 6 or 8-gauge three wire 240v cable. This contains of two hots, one neutral and a ground wire.

This wire must then be connected to its own dedicated GFCI breaker and a disconnect switch within visible range of the hot tub is also required. An electrical permit needs to be pulled for the electrical connection of the hot tub.


Note, as mentioned above electrical hook up of a hot tub is crucial for the safety of the occupant’s home and occupants. It should be installed by a licensed electrician.  


If you are installing a hot tub, call Westpro Electrical Services for your free quote. We can coordinate with you or the installer directly to have our electrician perform the hot tub electrical hook up.


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