Fixed Electric Space-Heating Equipment and Receptacle Rules

If a permanently installed electric baseboard heater has factory-installed receptacle outlets, the receptacle is permitted to be connected to the heater circuits.

a) True
b) False

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: b) False

Article 424 covers fixed electric equipment used for space heating. As noted in a portion of Sec. 424.9, "Permanently installed electric baseboard heaters equipped with factory-installed receptacle outlets, or outlets provided as a separate listed assembly, shall be permitted in lieu of a receptacle outlet(s) that is required by 210.50(B)."

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