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#80413 - 04/10/02 07:51 PM Arc Fault Brkrs& Ltng  
frodo  Offline
Joined: May 2001
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louisville, ky usa
this is a double barrell question.

1.)can you feed the required outlet for HVAC maint from the same circuit that feeds a bedroom? The circuit is arc fault protected.

2.) can you feed the light in the bathroom and the light in the laundry room from the bathroom circuit? I know the laundry circuit itself can only have a built in appliance like an iron on it...nothing else and has loading restrictions..80% i think...

vent/light combo only no heat.

thanks for any replies


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#80414 - 04/10/02 09:18 PM Re: Arc Fault Brkrs& Ltng  
Electricmanscott  Offline
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Holden, MA USA
For the bathroom recept you must feed it with a 20 amp circuit. This can feed all the bath gfis,or just one bath gfi, or one bath gfi and other lights or such in that same bath only.

#80415 - 04/11/02 08:28 AM Re: Arc Fault Brkrs& Ltng  
frodo  Offline
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Posts: 129
louisville, ky usa
i was reading the code and its says that a receptacle must be located in the bathroom but i didnt read anything that says you cant attach any other outlets?



#80416 - 04/11/02 09:18 AM Re: Arc Fault Brkrs& Ltng  
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West Virginia

Read closely the last sentence and the exception.

Such circuits shall have no other outlets.

Ex. Where a 20-ampere circuit supplies a single bathroom, outlets for other equipment within the same bathroom shall be permitted to be supplied in accordance with section 210-23(a).

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#80417 - 04/11/02 09:25 AM Re: Arc Fault Brkrs& Ltng  
frodo  Offline
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louisville, ky usa
you guys are fast...i found the article and couldnt make it back to the comp before i got memory is getting very bad...

got it..



#80418 - 04/17/02 10:42 AM Re: Arc Fault Brkrs& Ltng  
Cindy  Offline
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hi frodo, the answer to the 1st question is that there isnt anything that requires an hvac servicing receptacle from being on a specific circuit and nothing that limits an afci circuit to a bedroom, if that was the question

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