The 2005 and 2008 National Electric Code require the use of Combination Type Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters AFCIs in new construction and renovation.Per Article 210.12 of the 2008 National Electric Code, all 15- and 20-amp circuits supplying family rooms, dining rooms, parlors, living rooms, libraries, dens, bedrooms, sun rooms, closets, recreation rooms, hallways, or similar rooms or areas shall be protected by a listed arc fault circuit interrupter, combination- type, installed to provide protection of the branch circuit”
Contact your local electrical code enforcement agency to understand the current requirement in your area.
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