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  1. Canadian Electrical Forum
    So I’m an Industrial sparky but do a lot of residential side work and I’ve got a friend who needs a hot tub hooked up. When we were discussing the job I told him I would need to install a spa pack outside but he said he would strongly prefer not having any “bulky” electrical equipment outside. I...
  2. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Hey , just want to know is there any reason not to have 2 GFCI breakers for a hot tub? In my main panel I have. 2 Pole 40 AMP Breaker ,Interrupting Rating 10,000 A. I just bought a spa breaker comes with 40AMP GFCI Breaker. Should I replace my main breaker panel with a regular 40AMP breaker or...
  3. NEC Code Forum
    Manufacturer replaced defective spa, installers would not reconnect existing 60-amp (fused) outdoor AC disconnect due to it being mounted on spa about 12" away from floor. 60-amp GFCI OCPD at MSP.
  4. General Electrical Discussion
    I’m trouble shooting a hot tub GFCI disconnect that keeps tripping. After I checked all the connections from the disconnect to the hot tub and everything looks hooked up properly. If I turn the disconnect on without a load hooked up to it, the GFCI trips. I tried doing it with the lines...
  5. General Electrical Discussion
    I have a potential customer who wants to install a 40A/240V spa/hot tub on his rear deck. I wanted to run 8/2 nmb to the disconnect but I have a few questions. - Do you have to have a service plug for a spa installation as you do for an HVAC unit? And, does the bond have to be number 8 all the...
  6. NEC Code Forum
    Does anyone know the article number in NEC that says the current ratting for the Jacuzzi GFI disconnect is supposed to be greater than or equal to the current rating of the feed breaker in the service panel? 680.43(A)(3) comes close but I don't think it is what I'm looking for. This question...
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