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Old 08-18-2009, 12:38 AM   #1
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Can I put a ceiling fan/light as well as 7 outlets on the same 15A circuit? I am remodeling my house and trying to sort out 100 years of add ons and differnt types of wiring without having to tear into the walls too much. My first thought was to put each room on its own circuit with new wire of course. This is a living room and will typically have a lamp or two, the TV and maybe the ceiling fan running at once. We will probably not use the light on the ceiling fan too much.


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Old 08-18-2009, 06:30 AM   #2
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Yes you can.
The rooms with special regulations are, bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms.
Any other rooms can be wired like you ask.

If this is a bedroom, you may need AFCI breakers also.


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Thank You. This makes the most logical sense to me (each room has it's own circuit), I just noticed some other posts that said they were running their lights on a seperate circuit and wondered if it should be done that way, or if one ceiling fan/light was OK to put with the outlets. I will also do more research before I do my kitchen and bath (farther down the road) as I have seen there are more rules to those rooms.
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