NEC 2008 Sec 210.52(F) Laundry Areas

Do you feel that by installing a stacked washer/dryer, in every dwelling unit of a multifamily building, feed by a 230/240v 30 amp receptacle, (and not installing the 120v 20a) would comply with this code section per Exception No. 1?
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No the code says "laundry" not "washing machine" and an iron might be as important in this regard as the washer. For you younger kids there used to be a thing called an iron that people used to get the wrinkles out of clothes ... way back in the olden days. They are typically 1000w and that is bigger than the average washer load
I'd like some clarification on how Sec 210.52 & 210.52(F) of 2007 CEC reads. I understand it to mean that in a laundry area I'm required to have a receptacle for my appliance (washer,210.52, as well as a convenient receptacle.210.52(F).
You are required to have a 20a 120v circuit dedicated for the laundry.
If your washing machine is 120v with a 15a plug on it the "laundry" circuit is all you need. Obviously you also need a 30 @ 240v if you have an electric dryer but the motor of a gas dryer could be plugged into the laundry circuit too if it draws less than 10a.
There is no requirement for the 30a 240v circuit but post builders put one in if they don't run a gas pipe into the laundry.
There is also no requirement for any other 120v receptacles in the laundry.
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