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Old 03-28-2012, 01:43 PM   #1
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I have a quick question...I live in Calgary, AB, Canada and in the process of developing my basement.

I know that I am to have at least one receptacle on a seperate circuit...I'm hoping that on this circuit I can have a single light as well. Is this ok as far as code? If not, my central vacuum will be wired into the room...can this be considered "one recep on a seperate circuit"?

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In case someone ever comes searching for this answer I thought I would post what I found out from the inspector in my area...

No, you don't need a dedicated recep for a utility room. It can be a part of the circuit for the whole room. Furnace must be on it's on breaker.

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I don't know the codes for Canada, so I won't comment on that part of it. But I'm pretty sure the central vac will require is own circuit as part of its specs.
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k buz...yes you do need the central vac on own circuit in Canada too. should have mentioned that.
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