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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) receptacles and circuit breakers
Monday, December 16, 2019
The National Electrical Code (NEC) began in 1971 by requiring GFCI-protection for only outdoor and pool area receptacles, then added new locations gradually over the years until all wet areas of a home are now required to be GFCI-protected. This has dramatically reduced the number of electrocutions in the home. Here’s answers to the questions we get about GFCI circuit protection.
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