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#175642 - 03/06/08 04:36 PM Exhaust fan in steam shower GFI protected?
bwise121 Offline

Registered: 09/11/03
Posts: 113
Loc: Sacramento, CA USA
Do I need GFI protecetion for an exhaust fan that will go into a steam shower and is there any special rating for the exhaust fan I should keep a look out for?

Code article # that is relevant would be appreciated.


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#175644 - 03/06/08 06:16 PM Re: Exhaust fan in steam shower GFI protected? [Re: bwise121]
BPHgravity Offline

Registered: 04/08/03
Posts: 141
Loc: Port Charlotte, Florida
Section 110.3(B) of the NEC. Check the manufacturer's installation instructions. Some can only be installed in these locations if gfci protected, others do not need to be.

Look for a label on the fan housing that states something in the order of, "suitable for use in wet locations when gfci protected."
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