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Electric Floor Heat #94893
08/17/05 10:22 PM
08/17/05 10:22 PM
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George Little  Offline OP
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Has anyone on this forum had any experience with the floor heating system manufacturered by "Heatizon"? Since seeing it on a job installed in a bathroom, I am concerned about the requirement for GFCI protection. The voltage is about 36v. and the primary voltage is 240v. Look at 224.44(G).


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Re: Electric Floor Heat #94894
08/18/05 04:28 AM
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e57  Offline
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I have heard some are adding built-in GFI protection, not sure about this one.... Haven't seen it yet.

And yep, if in a situation described by the code you refferance, requires protection, one way or the other.


Mark Heller
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Re: Electric Floor Heat #94895
08/18/05 11:48 PM
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I left this one alone because we don't do a lot of heated floor in S. Florida.

Reading 424.44(G) I don't see any relief from the GFCI rule because it is 36v.

I would certainly defer to an AHJ who had actually seen one tho.


Greg Fretwell
Re: Electric Floor Heat #94896
08/19/05 12:01 AM
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I don’t know anything about the Heatizon system but the digital thermostats included with all the floor systems I have worked with have integral GFCI protection.


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