Builder-Installed Electrical Loads
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A version of this article appears in the Fall 2018
issue of Home Energy Magazine.
September 14, 2018
Parts of the House That Stay On
Not too many years ago, when you unplugged all the appliances in a home the doorbell transformer was the only device still drawing power. That’s no longer true—a host of devices now draw power before anybody moves in. The most common devices include ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs), garage door openers, and hardwired smoke alarms.
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