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Does a garage door opener require GFCI protection by code?
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Yes, a garage door opener must have GFCI protection. But a GFCI-protected circuit for the ceiling receptacle was not necessary until the 2008 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC), so you may find older articles on the web that indicate otherwise. For the full story, go to our blog post Is a ceiling receptacle outlet for a garage door opener required to be GFCI protected?
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