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Thread: replacing ceiling light with paddle fan - AFCI required?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jap View Post
    Yes, even changing a bulb modifies the characteristics of a circuit if it doesn't draw exactly the same amperage as the original.

    If you changed the bulb out to one that drew the exact same amperage, you haven't changed the characteristics of the circuit itself,,,you've only changed what was attached to the circuit.

    That's why this issue could go on and on,,,,,


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    By that token, if you changed all the appliances in a kitchen, you would have to comply with the requirement.

    And on, and on...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chamuit View Post
    By that token, if you changed all the appliances in a kitchen, you would have to comply with the requirement.

    And on, and on...
    Yep.

    If one was to interpret that way.....

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    As it is now, it's evident the wording is simply too broad.

    I'm sure there will be more clarifications to come.

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