The Following National Agencies Endorse the use of Arc-Fault Breakers:
- Consumer National Safety Commission
- National Electrical Code
- National Fire Protection Agency
What is an Arc-Fault?
An arc-fault is a dangerous electrical problem caused by damaged, overheated, or stressed electrical wiring or devices. Arc-faults can occur when older wires become frayed or cracked, when a nail or screw damages a wire behind a wall, or when outlets or circuits are compromised.
Why Arc-Fault Protection?
An Arc-Fault breaker is an advanced breaker made to sense different arching conditions in your electrical system. An Arc-Fault breaker is an electronic circuit breaker that sends tests through the existing wiring and looks for electrical faults, if it detects a problem it will automatically shut the entire circuit down.
Did You Know?
It is CODE for all new homes to have ArcFault breakers. Why install 1960s technology in your home?
Arc-Fault Breakers not only protect your wiring and circuits but, it helps protect your appliances allowing them to have a longer life span. Pair Arc-Fault Breakers with whole home surge protection to have the peace of mind in knowing you have done all you can to protect your investments and your loved ones.
The Stats Don’t Lie
National Fire Prevention Agency 32% of electrical fires start with the insulation wrapped around the conductor. The only way to prevent this from happening is to shut down the source of power to the conductor and that is what an Arc-Fault does.