Electrical Requirements

  • National Electrical Code and local regulations must be observed.
  • Wiring can not run through radon vent piping or heating/cooling ductwork.
  • Electrical supply cords can be no longer than 6 feet in length.
  • Plugged cords can not penetrate a wall or be concealed within a wall.
  • 422.150(h)(10)

A separate, dedicated circuit shall be installed to power the fan if:

  • The rated electricity requirements of a radon mitigation system fan exceeds 50 percent of the circuit capacity into which it will be connected…
  • or if the total connected load on the circuit (including the radon vent fan) exceeds 80 percent of the circuit’s rated capacity.