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#78480 - 09/28/01 10:01 AM Lights and Outlets On Same Circuit?

Is it OK to put lights and outlets on the same circuit? Does it matter if the lights are flouresent or incandesant?=TB=

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#78481 - 09/28/01 11:36 AM Re: Lights and Outlets On Same Circuit?
sparky Offline

Registered: 10/18/00
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Either way is ok, i suspect that there will be fewer isolated receptacle circuits due to the AFCI requirements ( don't wanna pitch for more of those than needed)

#78482 - 09/28/01 12:24 PM Re: Lights and Outlets On Same Circuit?
Bill Addiss Offline

Registered: 10/07/00
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Loc: NY, USA

It's not Ok if it's in the Kitchen if that's your question.


#78483 - 09/29/01 12:21 AM Re: Lights and Outlets On Same Circuit?

OK, thanks for the info. =TB=

#78484 - 09/29/01 02:25 AM Re: Lights and Outlets On Same Circuit?
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Good job of proactive thinking!!


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