Code Q&A

Does the code require GFCI-type receptacles anywhere, or can you use GFCI breakers for all required GFCI locations?

Q. Does the code require GFCI-type receptacles anywhere, or can you use GFCI breakers for all required GFCI locations?

A. The only place the NEC requires GFCI protection of the receptacle type is for elevator pits, hoistways, elevator car tops, or escalator and moving walk wellways [620.85].

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