Originally Posted by frenchelectrican
Check the ceiling luminaire for any loose connection due you mention HVAC tech was there somecase the viberations may loosen up the conductor connections a bit so check that out first to make sure.
Figured it out...again, HVAC technician was there and mentioned the attic light didn't work, which surprised me as that switch is not used alot. I know some of the basic of electrical work, and honestly, didn't adhere to my own practices.
This was the problem...My attic switch is interconnected with all those light I mentioned - same circuit. So when I replaced my single pole switch, and you know you have two screws on the right, and the ground screw on the bottom left, I hooked up my (3) wires...which were (odd colors - not standard) black gray and another kinda black wire, but didn't follow my basic practice to adhere to writing down/paying attention which wires to hook up. Basically I hooked up the common wires, but took the "travel" wire and hooked it up to the "ground" - this caused the other lights not to work, but th attic light worked. Moved the travel wire with the hot wire on the bottom right screw, and I'm good to go. This is where it was before, and the grounds were already hooked up in the box.
So I'm back in business. I guess we all make mistakes...but I'm good to go!
Thanks for the suggestions and responses...Glad there is a forum like this to help those DIY'er's.