When was it first required for pool pumps to have GFCI protection?

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The requirement for GFCI protection of a pool pump was added at the 2008 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Because the latest edition of the NEC is not immediately adopted in all jurisdictions, it may not have become a requirement in some areas until several years later.

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Here’s links to a collection of our other blog posts about POOL AND SPA:

 Does an above-ground pool require a building permit? 

 Does an above-ground pool have to comply with code requirements for a swimming pool barrier?

 What are the pros and cons of vinyl liner vs fiberglas vs concrete in-ground pools? 

 Can a pool with green, cloudy water be inspected?

 Should I refinish-resurface my pool with paint or plaster?

 Why are pool pumps now required to be variable speed? 

 What are the clearance requirements for an overhead electric service drop that is directly over or near a swimming pool?

• Is the deteriorated finish of a concrete pool shell only a cosmetic problem? 

How long does a pool finish last? 

• How can I tell if my pool is no longer level?

   Visit our POOL AND SPA page for other related blog posts on this subject, or go to the INDEX for a complete listing of all our articles.




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