Code Q&A: GFCI Protection in Dwelling Units

NEC guidelines for GFCI protection in dwelling units

Q. Where is GFCI protection required for 15A and 20A 125V rated receptacles in dwelling units?

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A. Ground-fault circuit interruption (GFCI) for personnel must be provided as required in Sec. 210.8(A) through (D). The GFCI device must be installed at a readily accessible location. According to Art. 100, “readily accessible” means capable of being reached quickly without having to climb over or remove obstacles, or res

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