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Difference between GFCI and AFCI Breakers

Difference between GFCI and AFCI Breakers

To understand the difference between GFCI and AFCI one needs to understand the instance or application for each of these circuit interupters.  And there is a drastic difference between GFCI and AFCI breakers.  An AFCI,  Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter, protects the circuitry of your home or business and are a relatively newer product.  AFCI's are generally used in new construction and provide a higher level of protection than a standard circuit breaker by detecting and removing the