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What Do GFCI Outlets Do?

Wednesday, September 27 2017 9:49 AM
Categorized In Electrical

 

In the U.S., receptacles with “test” and “reset” buttons in the middle are a common sight, but what do these GFCI outlets actually do, and why do we need them? The short answer is, ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) detect and protect us from electrical shock.   How Do They Work? GFCI receptacles monitor the f... Read Article