There are several solutions available to meet NEC requirements for ground fault protection. In kitchens and laundry rooms, where dual-function protection is required, you can meet code with AFCI/GFCI breakers or by pairing GFCI receptacles with an AFCI breaker. But which way is better?
This white paper, "Ground Fault Protection Methods – 2014 and 2017 National Electrical Code," overviews a brief history of the ground fault circuit interrupter, discusses NEC requirements, and explores the pros and cons of the various ways to meet code.
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