Originally Posted by Frick
I'm still kinda baffled you have 200a. You have the entire house wired to a single breaker, or am I missing something?
In the US power comes in to your breaker panel and you have a main breaker (200 amps). It is then distributed to lower amperage breakers for the individual lines in the house.
200 amp is very common here. I have both 200A at the house and the garage.