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This electrical wiring question came from: Klym, a Homeowner from Okotoks, Canada.
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Ground Fault Protection for a Jacuzzi Tub

A GFCI device provides ground fault protection and is required at several locations including hot tubs, Jacuzzi tubs and hydro massage tubs. Ground fault protection is provided through GFCI circuit breakers and GFCI receptacle outlets. All GFCI devices have test and reset buttons to ensure they are operating properly and to reset in the case of a fault.

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