Code Q&A: GFCI Requirements in Other Than Dwelling Units

Code Q&A: GFCI Requirements in Other Than Dwelling Units

NEC guidelines on GFCI requirements in locations other than dwelling units

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

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A. GFCI protection is required for 15A and 20A, 125V receptacles installed in the following commercial/industrial locations [210.8(B)]:

1) Bathrooms. 15A and 20A, 125V receptacles installed in commercial or industrial bathrooms must be GFCI protected. See the definition of “

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