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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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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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