Circuit Breaker Type Requirements
Circuit GFCI/AFCI Requirements
- Heat pump - no GFCI ; yes . Conclusion: There was an update in 2022 - it appears outdoor heat pumps do not require GFCI protection because of issues with proper functioning on GFCI. This exception is in place until 2026 . No AFCI 
- AFCI isn't required on 240V appliances. . Water Heaters, heat pumps, garages don't need afci.