Originally Posted by Bernie Brewer
Um, if you DON'T use a GFCI, then your system is neither well thought out nor properly constructed. Period.
I am NOT saying that a gfi is not a good idea, or that it has not saved many people from a good jolt, or much much worse. What I am saying is that one can go a long way to protecting one self using common sense and quality workmanship. For instance there should be no denying that this:
is far safer than this:
In either situation a gfi is most certainly a very good idea, and I know that I am not the first one here to talk about not using, or not use a gfi in their system.. And I do already have one of the units mentioned by the OP on order and will be using a listed relay..