New Circuit Breakers Prevent House Fires
Various Types of Circuit Breakers Definition: A Circuit Breaker “Opens” or disconnects an electrical circuit when certain conditions are met. History The first circuit breakers, called fuses, were developed as a result of house fires. Actually, many current building codes were created to reduce the occurrence of fires, or to help prevent death due to fires […]
When and Where are GFCI Receptacles Required?
When and Where are GFCI Receptacles Required? Saying that disagreements can arise over a home inspection is an understatement. One item that can cause frustration is the Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter or GFCI. A GFCI is typically a receptacle with small buttons on it that usually say “Test” and “Reset”. It can also be built […]