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Old 12/22/08, 7:48 PM
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Default Re: Water fountain on GFCI???

As of the 2008 NEC code cycle a GFCI circuit is required.


422.52 ELECTRIC DRINKING FOUNTAINS

GFCI protection for electric drinking fountains was added.

Electric drinking fountains shall be connected to a GFCI-protected outlet. Author's comment: This new requirement was brought about without documentation of an electrical accident or incident.



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