Exhaust fan

Old 03-08-07, 04:39 PM
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Exhaust fan

I am renovationg an old bathroom. I put in a new tub/shower and plan on using a curtain. The old fan/light combo is in the ceiling and I want to replace it. Is it acceptable to have a fan/light over the tub/shower? Do they make fans that are GFI protected so that I can use the power line that is there in the event that line is not GFI protected? I would like too use the existing location and not make more work if possible.

Old 03-08-07, 06:24 PM
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You can use the fan/light over the shower, but in order for it to meet code, you will need to determine the circuit breaker that controls it, and change it to a GFCI breaker. If it is over the tub now, use it, but I wouldn't recommend moving one to that location unless it is approved for that use and location. Moisture plays havoc with mechanical things

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