I. Protection Limits
With regard to any Surgebreaker® Plus device (catalog number SDSB1175C) from Square D/Schneider Electric that has been properly installed in a residential home in compliance with the current National Electric Code® (NEC®) requirements, Square D/Schneider Electric warrants to the homeowner at the time of such installation (or the initial homeowner if installed as part of new construction) that Square D/Schneider Electric shall accept responsibility for any damage to that homeowner’s major household connected equipment, as defined below, up to the limits provided herein, to the extent such damage by the failure of such surge protection device to project against electrical power surges caused by lightning or a utility company (electric, coaxial or telephone). As used herein, "connected household equipment" shall mean major household appliances and electronic devices, including refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, stoves, ovens, microwave ovens, clothes washers, clothes dryers, dishwashers, audio and stereo components, video equipment, televisions and computers. The limit of Square D/Schneider Electric’s liability under this warranty shall be the lesser of $25,000 or the deductible amount of customer’s insurance policy covering such connected household equipment, except that when the Surgebreaker Plus device is used in conjunction with both a point of use surge protective device and a Square D /Schneider Electric QO® or Homeline® Load Center device, then the limit of Square D/Schneider Electric’s liability under this warranty shall be the lesser of $50,000 or the deductible amount of customer’s insurance policy covering such major connected household equipment. As used herein, "point of use surge protective device" shall mean a surge protective device that is listed to UL 1449 Listed (with a clamping voltage of 330 volts for solid state devices) and that is located at and connected to the connected household equipment for which a damage claim is made.
II. Warranty Period
This warranty shall be in effect three (3) years following the date of purchase of the Surgebreaker Plus device, except that when the Surgebreaker Plus device is used in conjunction with both a point of use surge protective device and a QO or Homeline Load Center device, then this warranty shall be in effect for five (5) years following the date of purchase of the
Surgebreaker Plus device.
III. Warranty Not Transferable
This warranty may not be transferred from the homeowner who initially receives this warranty to any other party.
IV. Warranty Limitations
THIS WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
This warranty excludes damage or loss arising from any of the following events or sources: unauthorized product modification or alteration, force major events such as flood or earthquake, war, insurrection, vandalism, theft, normal-use wear and tear, erosion, depletion, obsolescence, abuse, defective software and computer virus infection. Square D/Schneider Electric shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential damages.
With respect to products purchased by consumers in the United States for personal use, implied warranties, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are not excluded but are limited to the extent allowed by law to the duration of the warranty period set forth above. No claim under this warranty will be honored unless the homeowner has reported the damage within thirty (30) days after its occurrence in accordance with the claims procedure below.
V. Claims Procedure
To make a claim under this warranty, please follow these steps:
Retain the original dated sales receipts of the Surgebreaker Plus from Square D/Schneider Electric and if applicable, the UL 1449 approved secondary surge protector(s).
Ask an independent repairman to write a report on the cause of the damage. Retain all related repair receipts.
File a claim under homeowner’s insurance.
File a claim with the manufacturer of the UL 1449 secondary surge device, if applicable.
Within thirty (30) days of the occurrence of the damage, contact Square D/Schneider Electric by mail, or call
1-888-SQUARED (1-888-778- 2733), Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Send the purchase receipt, repair receipt, damage report, any homeowner’s insurance report and any secondary surge manufacturer’s report and any secondary surge manufacturer’s report along with the damaged Surgebreaker Plus component(s) (electrical, telephone and/or coaxial cable) to Square D/Schneider Electric, 1601 Mercer Road, Lexington, KY 40511, Attn: Surgebreaker Plus Warranty. (If no claim is filed with the UL 1449 secondary surge device manufacturer, any warranty claim here under will be subject to three (3) year / $25,000 limitations stated here in.)