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Old 10-01-2011, 03:03 PM   #16
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Yup. I have one on each side of our sink and between the two, the whole kitchen is covered.

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That is how mine is, bit I am in a qaundry of going with 3 sabc, since I have to go all out, during football season, and end up using the sabc that serves just the dining, for extra crockpots and roasting pan.

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IIRC the 2 SABC requirement was in place prior to the 99 code. However, I don't remember if GFI protection was required at that point.

OP, do you see 2 breakers labeled kitchen or countertop?
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Here are your basic GFCI requirements for 2011. 1999 is a little different.

210.8 Ground-Fault Circuit-Interrupter Protection for
Personnel. Ground-fault circuit-interruption for personnel
shall be provided as required in 210.8(A) through (C). The
ground-fault circuit-interrupter shall be installed in a
readily accessible location.

(A) Dwelling Units. All 125-volt, single-phase, 15- and 20-
ampere receptacles installed in the locations specified in
210.8(A)(1) through (8) shall have ground-fault circuit interrupter
protection for personnel.

(1) Bathrooms

(2) Garages, and also accessory buildings that have a floor
located at or below grade level not intended as habitable
rooms and limited to storage areas, work areas,
and areas of similar use

(3) Outdoors

(4) Crawl spaces — at or below grade level

(5) Unfinished basements — for purposes of this section,
unfinished basements are defined as portions or areas of
the basement not intended as habitable rooms and limited
to storage areas, work areas, and the like

Exception to (5): A receptacle supplying only a permanently
installed fire alarm or burglar alarm system shall
not be required to have ground-fault circuit-interrupter
protection.

(6) Kitchens— where the receptacles are installed to serve
the counter top surfaces

(7) Sinks — located in areas other than kitchens where
receptacles are installed within 1.8 m (6 ft) of the outside
edge of the sink

(8) Boathouses
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IIRC the 2 SABC requirement was in place prior to the 99 code. However, I don't remember if GFI protection was required at that point.

OP, do you see 2 breakers labeled kitchen or countertop?
GFCI and 2 SABC in 1999. I just checked.
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Thanks for your help.... do we know what to do in the laundry room???
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GFCI and 2 SABC in 1999. I just checked.
Thanks Derek.

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Thanks for your help.... do we know what to do in the laundry room???
Receptacles within 6' of a sink or laundry tub now require GFI protection.
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