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GFIC circuits #154249
11/01/04 02:02 PM
11/01/04 02:02 PM
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Bert66  Offline OP
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I cannot find anything in the code book that would answer the question if it is acceptable to put a GFIC receptical on an outer wall of a resident from a branch circuit within the house. The house is under construction. I guest in short, should this be on a circuit on it's own? It just seems wasteful when I have a circuit that isn't loaded that would support another receptical, that I would need to run another homerun for this.

I also heard the saying "whats in the bathroom, stay's in the bathroom". I take this as not being able to feed a GFIC receptical on an outer wall from this circuit.

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Re: GFIC circuits #154250
11/01/04 02:58 PM
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As long, as you stated the circuit does not feed bathrooms or kitchen counter receptacles. You can add the receptacle to other circuits.

Re: GFIC circuits #154251
11/01/04 05:57 PM
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