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What is the difference between GFCI and GFI for receptacles and circuit breakers?
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
There is none. They are called Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupters in the National Electrical Code (NEC) and not referred to by any acronym initials. We suppose that GFCI is the more correct acronym, but GFI is fine too. It’s all the same thing.
To learn more about them, read our blog posts Are Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) really necessary and worth the trouble? and Where are GFCI receptacle outlets required? and When were GFCI receptacle outlets first required?
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