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Just got this email from a state electrical inspector. Time to stock tamper resistant arc fault receptacles.


This notice is to remind all Electrical Contractors that the
provisions of NEC 406.4D will be enforced starting January 2014


406.4 (D)
(4) Arc-Fault Circuit-Interrupter Protection. Where a
receptacle outlet is supplied by a branch circuit that requires
arc-fault circuit interrupter protection as specified
elsewhere in this Code, a replacement receptacle at this
outlet shall be one of the following:
(1) A listed outlet branch circuit type arc-fault circuit interrupter
receptacle
(2) A receptacle protected by a listed outlet branch circuit
type arc-fault circuit interrupter type receptacle
(3) A receptacle protected by a listed combination type
arc-fault circuit interrupter type circuit breaker
This requirement becomes effective January 1, 2014.
 

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Chris1971 said:
Just got this email from a state electrical inspector. Time to stock tamper resistant arc fault receptacles.

This notice is to remind all Electrical Contractors that the
provisions of NEC 406.4D will be enforced starting January 2014

406.4 (D)
(4) Arc-Fault Circuit-Interrupter Protection. Where a
receptacle outlet is supplied by a branch circuit that requires
arc-fault circuit interrupter protection as specified
elsewhere in this Code, a replacement receptacle at this
outlet shall be one of the following:
(1) A listed outlet branch circuit type arc-fault circuit interrupter
receptacle
(2) A receptacle protected by a listed outlet branch circuit
type arc-fault circuit interrupter type receptacle
(3) A receptacle protected by a listed combination type
arc-fault circuit interrupter type circuit breaker
This requirement becomes effective January 1, 2014.
Sucks, who has arcfault receptacles?
 
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