Time-saving Square D QO™ and Homeline™ Dual-Function Circuit Breakers

Schneider Square D QO and Homeline Circuit Breakers

Will Your Circuit Breakers Make The Cut?

For every contractor and installer, code requirements are always on your mind. And changing code means you have even more to think about:

The 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC) now requires both Combination Arc Fault (CAFI) and Ground Fault (GFCI) protection on all 1-Pole, 15 A, and 20 A kitchen and laundry circuits. That is why Schneider Electric created the first Dual Function Circuit Breaker. The Dual Function Circuit Breaker meets 2014 NEC Code requirements and quickly responds when a hazardous condition occurs.

In the days before the DualFunction circuit breaker, contractors and homeowners had only one choice: To use a Combination Arc Fault circuit breaker in conjunction with an expensive, bulky Ground Fault receptacle. This added cost and difficulty to a job, since two separate devices were needed for critical protection.

[PDF] Schneider Square D QO and Homeline Dual Function Circuit Breakers

Two Jobs, One Simple Solution

Luckily, now there’s a better way. Dual Function circuit breakers help reduce cost and eliminate the hassle of using two separate devices to provide critical protection. (It’s a win-win for contractors and homeowners alike.)

The innovative Square D QO™ and Homeline™ Dual Function Circuit Breakers save space and installation time while meeting code requirements. Available in both standard Pigtail and time-saving Plug-on Neutral configurations, these circuit breakers combine two critical, state-of-the-art technologies—combination Arc Fault and Class A Ground Fault protection—into one code-compliant, easy-to-install circuit breaker.

  • Saves Time: Combination Arc Fault and Ground Fault protection in a single device enables faster installation
  • Saves Money: Lower cost than purchasing two separate devices
  • Saves Space: Two state-of-the-art technologies engineered into one small device. No need for wiring a bulky GFI receptacle
  • Easy To Use: Equipped with simple and effective TIME SAVER Diagnostics, providing circuit information at the touch of a button
  • Reliable: Engineered with the quality and craftsmanship that have made Square D the preferred brand of electricians and homeowners for over 50 years

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