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Old 04-20-2011, 09:47 AM   #1
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I ran a sub for my basement. I have a full kitchen and full bathroom, so my question is do I need afci breakers for anything? I have GFCI outlets in the kitchen and bathroom, but I don't have any afci breakers. Thanks.

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If these are the only area served by the subpanel, then you do not need afci breakers.
If this panel serves other areas, depends on local codes about the use of afci breakers.

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No, the main room of the basement (sitting area), theater room, and game room are served by it as well as all of the lights and outlets.
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if your are in the 2008 code cycle every(amost) circuit in a house requires a GFCI or a AFCI
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