Thanks for the replies. I'm not as far along as you may think, I just started with the electrical planning. I was hoping to get some expert advice from this forum before going too far.
First thing, I'm limited to the image size I can upload, so here are some better images: The basement circuit layout Existing home panel Existing panel description
The different colors are just to clarify my different circuits for now and have no special meaning. Black are the outlet circuits (and the bathroom), blue are lights, orange TV. I worked on a safe capacity of 1440 watts for 15A and 1920 watts for 20A.
I'll explain how I came to these 20A - 14 Lights Bar/Game/Hall (blue)
14 rececced lights (75-100W). I can probably splitt this in two 15A circuits 15A - 12 Lights Fam/Gym/Store (blue)
12 rececced lights (75-100W). 15A - 11 Lights Office/Hall/Bed/Util (blue)
11 rececced lights (75-100W). 15A - 8 Outlets Game/Fam (black)
The game room will not have any appliences. The Family room will have a TV and radio. 15A - 10 Outlets Office/Hall/Bed (black)
Nothing big planned for this circuit. One or two computer maybe). 20A - 9 Outlets Gym/Bar/Store (black)
The gym will have a TV and treadmill. This circuit includes GFI outlets in the bar. Should I use a separate circuit for a small bar fridge, or will the 20A do? 20A - Bath Lights and Outlets (black)
The bathroom has it's own 20A circuit for the GFI, lights and fan.
Donf, sorry, not sure what the SEP is you refer to. I'll be using 14-gauge wire for the 15A circuits and 12-gauge for the 20A. Any advice on making my diagram easier to read? My books don't have many examples.