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Fan / Light Combination Switch Wiring

Fan / Light Combination Switch Wiring

Switched Together

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Fan Light Combo Unit Animation

Switched Together

For those that live where the new 2011 NEC code is in effect, please read
2011 NEC New Rule 'Switch Connections'
If this applies to you, the switch wiring options that is in compliance with this new rule will be indicated bellow as '2011 NEC compliant'

Click on the Desired Selection Bellow
If 2011 NEC 404.2 (C) is not applicable to you or if you fall under an exception to this new rule.
power source at switch
power source at fixture
3 way switches , power source at fixture  
3 way switches, power source and fan/light combo power feed from same switch box
3 way switches, power source at one switch / fixture feed from other switch
3 way switches, power at fixture, 3 wire (plus ground) cable being routed thru the ceiling box between switches
3 way switches, power at switch, 3 wire (plus ground cable being routed thru the ceiling box onward to other switch
 
2011 NEC 404.2 (C) Compliant Switch Circuit Options
power source at switch
power source at fixture.
3 way switches , power source at fixture
3 way switches, power source and fan/light combo power feed from same switch box
3 way switches, power source at one switch / fixture feed from other switch
3 way switches, power at fixture, 3 wire (plus ground) cable being routed thru the ceiling box between switches
3 way switches, power at switch, 3 wire (plus ground cable being routed thru the ceiling box onward to other switch

Written: June 25, 2013
Proof Read  / Released: July 15, 2013
By: Donald Kerr


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